Howard Mason Gore
|Howard M. Gore|
|17th Governor of West Virginia|
March 4, 1925 – March 4, 1929
|Preceded by||Ephraim F. Morgan|
|Succeeded by||William G. Conley|
|8th United States Secretary of Agriculture|
November 22, 1924 – March 5, 1925
|Preceded by||Henry C. Wallace|
|Succeeded by||William M. Jardine|
|Born||Howard Mason Gore
October 12, 1877
Harrison County, West Virginia, U.S.
|Died||June 20, 1947
Clarksburg, West Virginia, U.S.
|Resting place||Elkview Masonic Cemetery, Clarksburg, Virginia, U.S.|
|Spouse(s)||Roxailene Carter Bailey "Roxie" Gore
(b. 1884 – d. 1907)
Howard Mason Gore (October 12, 1877 – June 20, 1947) served as the 17th Governor of West Virginia from 1925 to 1929.
Gore was born in Harrison County, Virginia, to Solomon Deminion Gore and Marietta Payne (Rogers). He served briefly as the Secretary of Agriculture at the end of the first administration of Calvin Coolidge, from November 22, 1924 until March 4, 1925, following the death of his predecessor, Henry C. Wallace, before the 1924 elections. Gore was elected Governor of West Virginia in the 1924 election and resigned as Secretary of Agriculture to assume the governorship on March 4, 1925.
Gore married, the former Roxilene C. Bailey on March 6, 1906.
- Richard F. Weingroff, From Names to Numbers: The Origins of the U.S. Numbered Highway System
- "West Virginia's First Ladies", West Virginia Division of Culture and History, June 2007.
Henry C. Wallace
|U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
Served under: Calvin Coolidge
November 22, 1924 – March 4, 1925
William M. Jardine
Ephraim F. Morgan
|Governor of West Virginia
1925 – 1929
William G. Conley
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