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(Member of the Methodist church.) (Has delivered addresses from over fifty pulpits in the state of West Virginia!) (Cousin of two Methodist bishops!) (Bishop Edwin Holt Hughes) (Bishop Matthew Simpson Hughes) (Teaches largest and best attended men's bible class in Weston!)
(93% of people of Lewis County voted for him in last election!) (Rush Holt's home county.) (Lewis County, West Virginia) (Piloted a bill through the legislature giving the teachers the largest pay boost they have ever received!) (Pay raise $) (2 + 2 =) (One of six children!  Worked his way through college!)
(Elected to sixth term, House of Delegates 1948 on both tickets!) "Just a plain good candidate!"
(Elected to the fifth term of house of delegates without opposition!) "Welcome!  Here he comes with the facts!" "Gentlemen!  Whom do I see to get a locker?" (Rush D. Holt of W.Va.) (Active in youth program!) (7 year old daughter Helen Jane a Brownie Scout!) (National Council Boy Scouts of America!) (As early as 1927 wrote articles calling for cleanup of state mental hospitals long before holding or aspiring to any political office!)
(Elected to the United States Senate from West Virginia in 1934, the youngest person ever elected to that body.)
(Elected Rush Holt) (House of Delegates) (1930 1932) (Lewis County) "Move over boys!  Here comes Rush again!" (Elected to third term 1942.) (Re-elected for a fourth term in 1944 by a write-in vote, receiving more votes than both party candidates combined!)
(Lecturer, newspaper, and magazine writer!) (Editor West Virginia Taxpayer.) (National representative Caux Conference in Switzerland 1948.) (Member U.S. delegation to Norway 1939!)
(University of West Virginia and Salem College!  Graduated with A.B. Degree 1924.) (Mother was one of the first to graduate from Salem College.) (WVU) (Salem) (Married June 19, 1941 to Helen Louise Froelich, Gridley, Illinois.  One daughter and one son!) (Coached St. Patrick's High and twice took basketball team to nat'l. tournament.) (Teacher and coach, Virginia and West Virginia high schools and colleges 1923 to 1931.)
(A high school graduate at fourteen years of age!) (Diploma Rush Dew Holt.) (Received his education in public schools of Lewis County!)
(Born June 19, 1905 in Weston, W.Va.) (Member - Sons of American Revolution, Sons of Revolution.) (Member Political Science Association.) (Former state President of Moose.)