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Name the two men who are West Virginia's only peacetime recipients of the Medal of Honor.
Claud Ashton Jones and Robert Edward Cox
What was the name of the man who won a write-in campaign in the general election to become West Virginia's first African American judge?
What is the name of the Kanawha County community that was once known as Coalsmouth?
For what crime was Harmon Blennerhassett indicted because of his plot with Aaron Burr?
What is the name of the West Virginia native who gave up Babe Ruth's first two major league home runs?
What high honor did World War 2 veteran Stanley Bender receive?
The Medal of Honor
In what present-say West Virginia county did Fort Cocke stand?
What Democratic state senator ran a write-in campaign for governor in the general election of 1992?
What was the name of the Matewan mayor killed during the Matewan massacre?
What was the name of the Raleigh County native who was mortally wounded at Chipo-ri, Korea, in 1951, and was awarded the Medal of Honor after his death?
Cornelius H. Charlton
Why did Rush Holt have to wait until June21,1935, to take his seat in the U.S. Senate instead of taking it in January 3 with other senators?
He did not reach the required minimum age of 30 until June/ He was not old enough. He was too young. He was only 29 on January 3
What was the name of the Huntington native who wrote the novel Waiting for Nothing?
In what community did the state operate a women's prison in a former hotel from 1947 to 1985?
What is a noisy celebration at a frontier wedding called?
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