Lynn Sedwick HORNOR, Congress, WV


HORNOR, Lynn Sedwick, a Representative from West Virginia; born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., November 3, 1874; attended the public schools; was employed as a bank clerk in 1892 and served successively as cashier and director until his death; president and manager of a number of coal, oil- and gas-development, and land companies; president of the West Virginia Natural Gas Association in 1917 and 1918; during the First World War served as a member of the advisory State council of defense; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second and Seventy-third Congresses and served from March 4, 1931, until his death in Washington, D.C., September 23, 1933; interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Clarksburg, W.Va.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present