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Virgil Lee Highland

banker

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

Member Republican National Committee, since 1916.

Connections

Married Gertrude E. Morgan, December 31, 1902.

father:
John Edgar Highland

mother:
Lucy Earle (Patton) Highland

spouse:
Gertrude E. Morgan