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William W. Barron

William W. BarronAKA William Wallace Barron

Born: 8-Dec-1911
Birthplace: Elkins, WV
Died: 12-Nov-2002
Location of death: Charlotte, NC
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of West Virginia, 1961-65

Military service: US Army (WWII, Sgt.)

    University: Washington and Lee University
    Law School: West Virginia University Law School

    Governor of West Virginia (16-Jan-1961 to 18-Jan-1965)
    Attorney General of West Virginia (1957-61)
    West Virginia State Official Liquor Control Commissioner (1953-57)
    West Virginia State House of Delegates (1951-53, resigned)
    Mayor Elkins, WV (1949-50)
    American Bar Association
    American Judicature Society
    American Legion
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Freemasonry
    Knights of Pythias
    Loyal Order of Moose
    Oddfellows
    Shriners
    Bribery indicted 1968, found not guilty
    Jury Tampering of his 1968 trial, indicted 1971, found guilty, four years prison


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