Berkeley County, West Virginia Biography of Jack O. HENSON


         Jack O. HENSON was born at Bunker Hill, West Virginia, in 1890, the son of John O. Henson. He was educated in the rural and village schools of that place and was a graduate of the Law Department of West Virginia University, class of 1908, with the degree of LL.B. He was Assistant Attorney General for West Virginia under William G. Conley, 1910-13; was appointed by the State Supreme Court to Commissioner, State Board of Law Examiners, in 1919; appointed by Major George W. Appleby as City Attorney for City of Martinsburg, Berkeley County; and elected President, The Peoples Trust Company Bank, 1926, following the death of the Hon. George M. Bowers.


    Submitted by Marilyn Gouge and extracted from History of Berkeley County, West Virginia, 1928

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