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Congressman Hugh Ike Shott
Congressman Hugh Ike Shott of Bluefield, whose initials were used for the call letters of WHIS


WHIS-TV in Bluefield debuted on July 31, 1955.

Learn more:
"WHIS-TV Presents First Local Telecast To Area; Tests Continue This Week"


On This Day in West Virginia History: July