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Cecil H. Underwood

Cecil H. UnderwoodAKA Cecil Harland Underwood

Born: 5-Nov-1922
Birthplace: Joseph's Mills, WV
Died: 24-Nov-2008
Location of death: Charleston, WV [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Other (donated to Marshall University Medical School)

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Twice Governor of West Virginia

Military service: US Army (WWII)

[1] Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV.

Father: Silas Underwood
Mother: Della Forrester
Wife: Hovah Hall (d. 2004 stroke, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Cecelia Ann
Son: Craig Hall
Daughter: Sharon Sue

    High School: Tyler County High School (1939)
BA Political Science, Salem International University (1943, then Salem College)
    University: MA Political Science, West Virginia University (1952)
    Administrator: VP, Salem International University (1950-56)
    Administrator: President, Bethany College (1972-75)

    Governor of West Virginia (13-Jan-1997 to 15-Jan-2001)
    Governor of West Virginia (14-Jan-1957 to 16-Jan-1961)
    West Virginia State House of Delegates (1944-56)
    Farm Bureau
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Jobs for America's Graduates Board of Directors (former)
    Loyal Order of Moose
    Pi Kappa Delta Forensic Honor Society
    Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity
    Traveled to the USSR Jul-1959

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