William Edwin Chilton Edit Profile
Education public and private schools, private tutors, and Shelton College.
Began law practice at Charleston, West Virginia, 1880. Admitted to Supreme Court of the United States, 1891. Appointed prosecuting attorney, Kanawha Company, 1883, for unexpired term.
Democratic nominee for same, 1884. Nominee for West Virginia Senate, 1886. Chairman Democratic State Executive Committee, 1892.
Secretary of state, West Virginia, 1893-1897. United States senator, West Virginia, term 1911-1917. Then in practice of law.
Candidate for United States Senate, August 1934. Appointed colonel National Guard of West Virginia, 1897.
Married Mary Louise Tarr, December 19, 1892.