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William Ellsworth Glasscock

William Ellsworth Glasscock, American governor. member Rep.

Background

  • Glasscock, William Ellsworth was born on December 13, 1862 in near Arnettsville, West Virginia, United States. Son of Daniel and Prudence (Michael) Glasscock.

  • Education

    • Public schools and West Virginia University. Admitted to bar, 1902.

    Career

    • Taught school in Iowa, Nebraska and West Virginia. Company superintendent free schools Monongalia Company, 1887-1890. Member Republican State Central Committee, 1900-1908 (chairman and secretary at various times).

      United States collector internal revenue for District of West Virginia, 1905-1908, resigned. Governor of West Virginia, 1909-1913.

    Politics

    The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.

    Religion

    The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. It is not something that people have to do to create a relationship with God. God has already made it possible.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.

    Membership

    Member Rep.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Alice Miller, August 15, 1888.
    • father: Daniel Glasscock
    • mother: Prudence (Michael) Glasscock
    • spouse: Mary Alice Miller
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    Born December 13, 1862
    Died April 12, 1925
    (aged 62)
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