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William Alexander Mac Corkle

governor

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Works

  • 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.

Membership

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

Connections

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