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My Life by Millard Porter Jr.

“Even in tough times life is not worth living, it’s worth remembering!” My Life by Millard Porter Jr. I was born August 26, 1922 in Chauncey, Logan County, a coal mining community in West Virginia. My parents were Millard Sr. (1887-1955) and … Continue reading

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Frank Hutchison

By Jeff Wickland Frank Hutchison was born in Raleigh County, West Virginia in 1891. The date of his birth cannot be verified but some sources claim he was born on March 20th. Soon after his birth his family moved to … Continue reading

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Biography of Benjamin Otto Holland

By Dave Holland Benjamin Otto Holland and his younger brother, Bruce Leonard Holland were prominent businessmen & politicians from Aracoma (now Logan – changed in 19071) in the 1890’s and early 1900’s.  Benjamin Otto Holland (B.O. Holland) was born 9 … Continue reading

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Biography of Bruce Leonard Holland

Submitted by Dave Holland The History of West Virginia, Old and New Published 1923, The American Historical Society, Inc., Chicago and New York, Volume III, pg. 113-114 BRUCE LEONARD HOLLAND while not one of the oldest men is one of … Continue reading

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