William M. LaFon

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W. M. LaFon
President of the Senate of West Virginia
In office
Preceded by Charles E. Hodges
Succeeded by Byron B. Randolph
Member of the West Virginia Senate for the 10th District
Personal details
Born (1888-03-08)March 8, 1888
Waiteville, West Virginia
Died February 4, 1941(1941-02-04) (aged 52)
Charleston, West Virginia
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Jessemine Showalter
Residence Union, West Virginia
Profession attorney

William Madison LaFon (March 8, 1888 – February 4, 1941) was the Democratic President of the West Virginia Senate from Monroe County and served from 1939 to 1941.[1][2] He died of a heart attack in 1941.[3]


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  3. ^ "Wm. M. LaFon, Former Senate President, Dies", Charleston Gazette, Wednesday, February 05, 1941, Charleston, West Virginia, United States Of America
Political offices
Preceded by
Charles E. Hodges
President of the WV Senate
Succeeded by
Byron B. Randolph