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George Patrick Stanton

George Patrick Stanton, American lawyer. Bar: Maryland 1978, United States District Court Maryland 1978, West Virginia 1979, United States District Court (southern district) West Virginia 1979, United States District Court (northern district) West Virginia 1980, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1985.

Background

  • Stanton, George Patrick was born on November 21, 1933 in Fairmont, West Virginia, United States. Son of George Patrick and Wilma Roberta (Everson).

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Fairmont College, 1956. Master of Business Administration in Finance, University Dayton, 1969. Juris Doctor, University Baltimore, 1977.

    Career

    • Auditor 1st National Bank Fairmont, 1955-1961. Assistant cashier South Carolina National Bank, Columbia, 1961-1964. Senior system analyst Chase Manhattan Bank, New York City, 1964-1965.

      Assistant vice president Winters National Bank, Dayton, Ohio, 1965-1969, Maryland National Bank, Baltimore, 1969-1974. Vice president Equitable Trust Company, 1974-1979. General partner Stanton & Stanton Attorneys at Law, Fairmont, West Virginia, 1979—2005.

      Director Office Consumer Advocacy, State of West Virginia, since 2005. Assistant prosecuting attorney Marion Company, West Virginia, since 2003. Staff section leader, faculty School for Bank Administration University Wisconsin, Madison, 1978-1989.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Maryland 1978, United States District Court Maryland 1978, West Virginia 1979, United States District Court (southern district) West Virginia 1979, United States District Court (northern district) West Virginia 1980, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1985.

    Membership

    Treasurer Montaineer Area council Boy Scouts American, Fairmont, 1982-1990. President Three Rivers Coal Festival, Inc., Fairmont, 1984-1985, president, 1985-1986, board directors, 1982-1986. President Appalachian Coal Festival, 1985-1986, board directors, since 1985.

    Advisory board Institute for Living, Fairmont, 1983-1985. President Firemans' Civil Service Commission, Fairmont, West Virginia, 1992-1996. Elder Christ Community Church, 2003.

    Member West Virginia Bar Association (Kaufman award 1997), Marion County Bar Association (president), Maryland Bar Association, West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Marion County Chamber of Chamber (board directors since 1983), Fairmont State College Alumni Association (board directors since 1982, president 1992-1994, Alumnus of Year 2002), Fairmont Field Club, Rotary, Masons.

    Connections

    • Son of; married Shirley Jean Champ, September 3, 1956. Children: George Patrick, Edward Scott.
    • father: George Patrick Son
    • mother: Wilma Roberta (Everson) Son
    • spouse: Shirley Jean Champ
    • children: George Patrick Stanton
    • Edward Scott Stanton
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