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William Alexander Mac Corkle

William Alexander Mac Corkle, American governor. member firm Chilton, MacCorkle & Chilton, since 1897; member Va.


  • Corkle, William Alexander Mac was born on May 7, 1857 in Lexington, Virginia, United States. Son of William and Mary (Morrison) M.

  • Education

    • B.L., Washington and Lee University, 1879, Doctor of Laws, 1907. Doctor of Laws, University of West Virginia, 1893, Doctor of Civil Law, 1918.


    • Admitted to bar, 1878. Practiced at Charleston, West Virginia, since 1879. Member firm Chilton, MacCorkle & Chilton, since 1897.

      Prospective attorney Charleston, West Virginia, 1880-1889. Governor of West Virginia, 1892-1897. Member Virginia Senate, 1910-1914.


    • Author: Some Southern Questions, The Monroe Doctrine, The Book of the White Sulphur, The Personal Genesis of the Monroe Doctrine, Recollection of Fifty Years of West Virginia, etc.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member firm Chilton, MacCorkle & Chilton, since 1897. Member Va.


    • Married Isabelle Goshorn, October 19, 1881. Children: William Goshorn, Isabel Brooks.
    • father: William M.
    • mother: Mary (Morrison) M.
    • spouse: Isabelle Goshorn
    • children: William Goshorn Corkle
    • Isabel Brooks Corkle
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    Died September 24, 1930
    (aged 73)