Today in Wheeling History: March 31—Movement started by the Wheeling Board of Trade for the formation of a State Board of Trade (1905).
Movement started by the Wheeling Board of Trade for the formation of a State Board of Trade (1905). They appointed a special committee to take up the work and formulate the plans. The committee met and their efforts were successful. On June 20, 1905, they organized the West Virginia State Board of Trade in Wheeling. Wheeling residents W. Alfred Wilson and R.B. Naylor served as treasurer and secretary, respectively. (https://rb.gy/7mus)
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Mike Minder was born and raised in Wheeling, West Virginia. He is the author of Wheeling's Gambling History to 1976.