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William Lyne Wilson

On September 20, 1882, West Virginia University president William Lyne Wilson was nominated as the Democratic candidate for the United States House of Representatives from the Second District.

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Biography of William Lyne Wilson
"Hon. Wm. L. Wilson"
William Lyne Wilson Nominated For Congressional Seat
Obituary and Funeral of William Lyne Wilson
Rural Free Delivery Introduced in Jefferson County
Visiting Card of Postmaster General William L. Wilson (Sc82-33)
Letter, William L. Wilson to W. L. Foulke (Ms80- 146)
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