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Elbert Lee Trinkle

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Lee Trinkle
GovTrinkle.jpg
49th Governor of Virginia
In office
February 1, 1922 – February 1, 1926
LieutenantJunius West
Preceded byWestmoreland Davis
Succeeded byHarry F. Byrd
Chair of the National Governors Association
In office
November 17, 1924 – June 29, 1925
Preceded byChanning H. Cox
Succeeded byOwen Brewster
Member of the Virginia Senate
from the 5th district
In office
January 12, 1916 – January 11, 1922
Preceded byAlexander G. Crockett
Succeeded byJohn H. Crockett
Personal details
Born
Elbert Lee Trinkle

(1876-03-12)March 12, 1876
Wytheville, Virginia, U.S.
DiedNovember 25, 1939(1939-11-25) (aged 63)
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Helen Ball Sexton (1914–1939)
EducationHampden-Sydney College (BA)
University of Virginia (LLB)

Elbert Lee Trinkle (March 12, 1876 – November 25, 1939) was an American politician who served as the 49th Governor of Virginia from 1922 to 1926.

Biography

On March 12, 1876, Trinkle was born in Wytheville, Wythe County, Virginia, as the youngest son of the prominent Trinkle family. After graduating from Hampden–Sydney College in 1895, he studied law at the University of Virginia, where he was manager of the Virginia Glee Club,[1] and later opened a Wytheville law practice.

Trinkle served as the chairman and an elector of the Democratic Party in 1916. He served two terms in the Virginia Senate before his election as governor. Trinkle also acted as a delegate for Virginia to the Democratic National Convention in 1924 and 1928. On November 25, 1939, he died in Richmond, Virginia and was interred in East End Cemetery in Wytheville. Trinkle Hall (formally known as Trinkle Library) on the campus of the University of Mary Washington and Trinkle Hall on the campus of the College of William and Mary are both named in his honor, as he helped secure funding to construct the buildings. Trinkle Hall on the Radford University campus is also named for him.

Election

1921; Trinkle was elected Governor of Virginia with 64.6% of the vote over Republican Henry W. Anderson and Black-and-tan Republican John Mitchell, Jr.

References

  1. ^ Corks and Curls. 11. 1898. pp. 190–191.

External links

Media related to Elbert Lee Trinkle at Wikimedia Commons

Senate of Virginia
Preceded by
Alexander G. Crockett
Member of the Virginia Senate
from the 5th district

1916–1922
Succeeded by
John H. Crockett
Party political offices
Preceded by
Westmoreland Davis
Democratic nominee for Governor of Virginia
1921
Succeeded by
Harry F. Byrd
Political offices
Preceded by
Westmoreland Davis
Governor of Virginia
1922–1926
Succeeded by
Harry F. Byrd
Preceded by
Channing H. Cox
Chair of the National Governors Association
1924–1925
Succeeded by
Owen Brewster
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