Ben. Williamson Edit Profile
Student Bethany College, 1877-1883.
Founder, 1886, and president Ben Williamson & Company, wholesale hardware. Engaged in coal and banking business, eastern Kentucky and southern West Virginia. One of founders of Williamson, West Virginia, and First National Bank, Williamson, becoming Chairman of the Board.
Vice president McClintock-Fields Company Elected United States senator from Kentucky, 1930, to fill unexpired term of Frederick M. Sackett, ending March 3, 1931. President Kentucky Crippled Children’s Commission.
Married Ceres Burgess Wellman, January 19, 1887. Children: Wallace J., Geraldine Burgess (Mistress Davis E. Geiger), Ben.