Party affiliation: Democrat
Keith Burdette, state senator, business executive. Named one of 10 Outstanding Young Americans, United States Junior Chamber of C., 1992; recipient Outstanding Legislator award, West Virginia Public Employees Association, Outstanding Citizen award, Fraternal Order Police, Distinguished Service award, Parkersburg Area Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1988, Outstanding Young West Virginian award, West Virginia Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1991.
- Owner Ford's Jewelers, Parkersburg, West Virginia. Former board directors Western District Guidance Center Parkersburg-Wood County Library. Member Southern Growth Policy Board, West Virginia House Delegates, 1978—1982, West Virginia Senate, 1989—1992, chairman, rules committee, co-chairman, joint committee.