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Arthur Norman Gustke

Arthur Norman Gustke, American judge, lawyer. Bar: West Virginia 1956, West Virginia (United States District Court (northern and southern district)) 1956, (United States Court Appeals (4th circuit)) 1974. Named Citizen of Year, 1979; recipient Distinguished Service award, Parkersburg Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1962.

Background

Gustke, Arthur Norman was born on November 1, 1928 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States. Son of Walter F. and Freda (Meyer) Gustke.

Education

West Virginia University (Bachelor of Arts). West Virginia University (Bachelor of Laws).

Career

Lawyer West Virginia Tax Department, Charleston, 1956—1958. Associate Hiteshew, Cather & Renner, Parkersburg, 1959—1962. Municipal judge City of Parkersburg, 1963—1965.

Partner Hardman & Gustke, Parkersburg, 1965—1974. Circuit judge State of West Virginia, since 1975. Guest lecturer West Virginia Judicial Association, Parkersburg Community College.

With United States Army, 1946-1949.

Membership

President Mid-Ohio Valley United Fund, Parkersburg, 1982—1983. Board directors Parkersburg Community College Foundation, since 1976. Member of Wood County Bar Association, West Virginia Bar Association, West Virginia Judicial Association (treas).

Connections

Married Mary Jo Radcliffe, August 9, 1959. Children: David, James, Beth.