John Cornwell

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Birthday
11, 1867
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Sep 8, 1953 (86)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
11, 1867
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Sep 8, 1953 (86)

About

During the early part of the Twentieth Century, this Democratic Party politician served in the West Virginia State Senate and was a one-term Governor of West Virginia.

Before Fame

After graduating from Shepherd University in West Virginia, he worked as a teacher in Hampshire County.

Trivia

With his brother, William Cornwell, he published a newspaper called the Romney Hampshire Review.

Family Life

He grew up on a farm in Ritchie County, West Virginia. He was married to Edna Brady from 1892 until his death in 1953.

Associated With

He and Jennings Randolph were both early 20th-century Democratic politicians from West Virginia.