MARTHA JANE BECKER

MARTHA JANE BECKER (1916-2005)

" Bramwell - The Diary of a Millionaire Coal Town "

A significant amount of the material used on the Historic Bramwell Site is from Mrs. Becker's book on Historic Bramwell. It is used here with her permission. Her book can be ordered by writing to: Martha Jane Becker, P.O. Box 1776, Logan, West Virginia, 25601. Mrs. Becker's book draws heavily from material written and published by Dwight W. McCormick. His accounts appeared over time in the Bluefield Daily Telegraph. Parts of her historical account and his are used on this site as originally written . The author/editor of the Historic Bramwell web site is most greatful for this use. It is highly recommended reading for anyone who has a love for the Town of Bramwell or is interested in this historic Town's wonderful history.

Martha Jane Becker and her late husband Bill Becker have other outstanding books about the people of West Virginia. They include: "West Virginia Sons and Daughters - mountain roots branching out" and "The Pritchard Tree" by Mrs. Becker. The "Pritchards of Bramwell" was written by Mr. Becker. All three books give wonderful accounts of some of West Virginia's famous people.

Martha Jane Becker is a 1937 graduate of West Virginia University with a A.B. degree in Speech. She taught English at Bramwell High School from 1940 to 1944. She was the President and General Manager of WVOW Radio in Logan, West Virginia.

BILL BECKER - HUSBAND OF MARTHA JANE BECKER

MORE INFO. ON CAREERS OF MARTH JANE & BILL BECKER

AUTHOR - Martha Jane Becker

" Bramwell - The Diary of a Millionaire Coal Town"

"The Pritchard Tree"

"West Virginia Sons and Daughters - Mountain Roots Branching Out"

ACKNOWLEGEMENT: The Historic Bramwell Site is updated daily with material from contributors who once lived in Bramwell or attended Bramwell High School. Credit for the material posted on this site should be directed to these generous souls.

Copyright 1999: William A. Petty - All Rights Reserved.

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