Waitman T. Willey

Waitman Thomas Willey (bef. 1811 - 1900)

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Waitman Thomas (Waitman T.) Willey
Born before in Marion County, (West) Virginia, USAmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Morgantown, West Virginia, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Apr 2016
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Categories: Marion County, West Virginia | Morgantown, West Virginia | Oak Grove Cemetery, Morgantown, West Virginia | US Senators from Virginia | US Senators from West Virginia | Notables.

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Preceded by
James Murray Mason

Office established at Statehood
June 20, 1863
Waitman T. Willey
US Senator (Class 1)
from Virginia
Seal of the US Senate
US Senator (Class 2)
from West Virginia

Succeeded by
Lemuel J. Bowden

Succeeded by
Henry G. Davis



  1. Elected by the "Restored Government of Virginia" as a Unionist to the United States Senate from Virginia to fill the vacancy caused by the expulsion of James M. Mason.
  2. West Virginia did not elect its Senators until two months after statehood. Vacant from statehood January 29, 1861 – April 4, 1861.

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