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STAGGERS, Harley Orrin, Jr.

STAGGERS, Harley Orrin, Jr.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


STAGGERS, Harley Orrin, Jr., (son of Harley Orrin Staggers), a Representative from West Virginia; born in Washington, D.C., on February 22, 1951; graduated from Keyser High School, 1969; B.A., Harvard University, 1974; J.D., West Virginia University School of Law, Morgantown, W.Va., 1977; admitted to West Virginia bar in 1977 and commenced practice as an assistant attorney general in Charleston; administrative assistant, Democratic National Convention, 1976; elected to West Virginia senate, 1980-1982; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; is a resident of Keyser, W.Va.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Shepherd University
Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education

Shepherdstown, WV
Papers: ca. 1976-1993, 49 linear feet. The Harley O. Staggers, Jr. Congressional Papers Collection contains the documentary, photographic, and audio/visual record of Harley Orrin Staggers, Jr.’s career in the West Virginia State Senate and the United States House of Representatives. The bulk of the collection ranges in date from 1980 to 1993, with some files dating back to the mid-1970s. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassettes 1986-1990, 2 commercials on 2 videocassettes. The commercials were used during Harley Staggers's campaigns for the 1986 and 1990 U.S. congressional elections in District 2 of West Virginia, Democratic Party.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Eusebio, Victor Estrada. "Railroad pricing behavior for export wheat in selected areas in Kansas: The pre- and post-Staggers eras." Ph.D. diss., Kansas State University, 1988.

Falcon, Elmo Tumaneng. "Discrimination in the rail rate structure for grain shipments before and after the Staggers Act." Ph.D. diss., The University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1989.

Fekfu, Debebe. "Nonlinear Estimation of Variability Ratios for Rail Rate Regulation Under the Staggers Act." Ph.D. diss., Colorado State University, 1985.

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