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Howard Sutherland
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Sex:M
Age:84
Birth Date:September 8, 1865
Astrology Sign:Virgo
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Died Date:March 12, 1950
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Occupation:US Politician

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HOWARD SUTHERLAND
Howard Sutherland

Biography:Howard Sutherland (September 8, 1865 - March 12, 1950) is an American politician. He was a Republican who represented West Virginia in both houses of the United States Congress.

Sutherland was born near Kirkwood, Missouri. He lived in Missouri until the age of 25, attending the Saint Lewis public schools and Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. He was a newspaper editor in Fulton from 1889 to 1890. In 1890 he moved to Washington, D.C. where he studied law and worked for the Census office.

In 1893, Sutherland moved to Elkins, West Virginia where he participated in the mining, railroad and timber businesses. In 1908, he entered politics and was elected to the West Virginia State Senate. He was a state senator until 1912 when he was elected to the United States House of Representatives. He was reelected in 1914 and served in the House until 1917. In 1916 he was elected to the United States Senate and was a US Senator from 1917 to 1923. While in the Senate, he was chairman of the Commmittee on the Census from 1919 to 1921 and the Chairman of the Committee on Enrolled Bills from 1921 to 1923. In 1920, he unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for President of the United States. He receied 17 delegates, about 2└on the first ballot, and even less support on the followin two ballots after which he withdrew.

Sutherland was defeated for reelection in 1922. He returned to Elkins, West Virginia, where he continued his business interests. He was vice-president of the West Virginia Board of Trade, chairman of the West Virginia Good Roads Commission, and alien property administrator from 1925 to 1933. During the 1930s he retired from public liffe and moved to Washington, D.C., where he died. He was buried in the Maplewood Cemetery in Elkins.

Sutherland's son Richard K. Sutherland was an important American military official during World War II.


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Howard Sutherland's Personality Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune - Personality Card

Birthday: September 8, 1865

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.

Howard Sutherland's Character Tarot Card The Magician - Character Card

Birthday: September 8, 1865

Creative initiative, skill and opportunities for new ventures.


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Howard Sutherland's Growth Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune

Birthday: September 8, 2009

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.

 

 

 

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