MATTHEW M. NEELY - CLIPPED SIGNATURE - HFSID 32810
MATTHEW MANSFIELD NEELY The U.S. Senator from West Virginia's signature clipped to 5x1. Clipped signature: "M.M. Neely", 5x1. Matthew Mansfield Neely (1874-1958) was born in West Virginia. After serving as a
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MATTHEW MANSFIELD NEELY
The U.S. Senator from West Virginia's signature clipped to 5x1.
Clipped signature: "M.M. Neely", 5x1. Matthew Mansfield Neely (1874-1958) was born in West Virginia. After serving as a private in the infantry during the Spanish-American War, he attended the University of West Virginia and graduated from the school's law department in 1902. He practiced law in Fairmont, West Virginia and became the city's Mayor in 1908. He then worked as a clerk of the State house delegates from 1911-1913. Neely was elected to fill the vacant Congress seat of John W. Davis in 1913 and was reelected for the seat three times. In 1922 he was elected as a Democrat for West Virginia to the United States Senate (1923-1929), (1931-1941), (1949-1958). After losing his reelection campaign in 1928 he regained his seat in 1930 and served until 1941, when he was elected as Governor of West Virginia (1941-1945). In 1949 he was reelected to the Senate and served in the seat until his death in 1958. While in office, Neely worked as the chairman for the Committee on Rules and chairman for the Committee on the District of Columbia. Cut uneven at edges (first "M" in signature cut off at top). Lightly creased. Otherwise, fine condition.
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