A. James Manchin

June 25, 1980: Two Women Murdered Traveling to Rainbow Gathering

On June 25, 1980, Nancy Santomero and Vicki Durian, who were apparently hitchhiking to the Rainbow Family reunion in Webster County, were murdered on…

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April 7, 1927: A. James Manchin Born in Farmington

A. James Manchin was born in Farmington on April 7, 1927. He’d become perhaps the most colorful politician in West Virginia history.During his one term in…

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Senator Joe Manchin Born in Fairmont: August 24, 1947

U.S. Senator and former governor Joe Manchin was born in Fairmont on August 24, 1947. Growing up in the Marion County town of Farmington, he worked in his…

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