Bertie Ison Martin Conley Photo

Bertie Ison Martin Conley

Born: Jun 30, 1873

Death: Oct 29, 1939

Birthplace: Preston County

Nationality: United States

Bertie Ison Martin Conley

Date of Birth : Jun 30, 1873
Date of Death : Oct 29, 1939
Birth Place : Preston County

Bertie Ison Martin Conley was the wife of former Governor of West Virginia William G. Conley and served as that state's First Lady, 1929-1933. She was born at Preston County, West Virginia. In 1892, she married William G. Conley. As first lady, she redecorated the West Virginia Governor's Mansion, adding outdoor gardens and artistic furnishings. On her 59th birthday and 69th anniversary of West Virginia statehood, she and her husband dedicated the new West Virginia State Capitol. After leaving office, the Conleys remained in Charleston, West Virginia, where she died at her home on Virginia Street.


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