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Virgil Lee Highland

Virgil Lee Highland, American banker. member Republican National Committee, since 1916; Mason.


  • Highland, Virgil Lee was born on August 31, 1870 in Harrison Company, West Virginia, United States. Son of John Edgar and Lucy Earle (Patton) Highland.

  • Education

    • Student Scio (Ohio) College, 1898. Wesleyan University, Delaware, O., 1890.


    • President Empire National Bank (Clarksburg), West Chevy Chase Land Company, Union Company, Duncan Land Company, Clarksburg Public Company (publications Clarksburg Daily Telegram and Clarksburg Exponent). Chairman Republican State Committee, West Virginia, 1912-1916. Member Republican National Committee, since 1916.

      Chairman West Virginia Public Service Commission, 1913.


    Member Republican National Committee, since 1916.


    • Married Gertrude E. Morgan, December 31, 1902.
    • father: John Edgar Highland
    • mother: Lucy Earle (Patton) Highland
    • spouse: Gertrude E. Morgan
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    Born August 31, 1870
    Died August 9, 1930
    (aged 59)