W. HERBERT HUFF, secretary and treasurer of the Union Lumber Company, at Steubenville, of which city he has been a resident for six years, was born in New Cumberland, W. Va., in 1880, and received his education in his native place.
Mr. Huff has been in the lumber business ever since he started out for himself, being engaged during the first two years at Chester, W. Va., and for four years at Uniontown, Pa. On April 1, 1905, he became secretary and treasurer of the Union Lumber COmpany at Steubenville, an organization of much importance commercially, doing an extensive lumber and general contracting business. He has taken an active interest in the public affairs of Hancock County, W. Va., where he still maintains his home, and is chairman of the Democratic County Committee.
On February 23, 1907, Mr. Huff was married to Miss Edna Chaffey, of Jefferson County, Ohio, and they have one child. Mr. Huff is a member of the Presbyterian Church at New Cumberland. He is identified also with the Odd Fellows and the Elks.