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Lawyer

Benjamin R. Honecker, American lawyer. Bar: West Virginia, United States District Court (northern district) West Virginia. Decorated Silver Star, Bronze Star with oak leaf cluster, Croix de Guerre France. Member of American Bar Association, Ohio County Bar Association, West Virginia Bar Association, Fort Henry Club (Wheeling), Kiwanis Club.

Background

Honecker, Benjamin R. was born on December 4, 1919 in Wheeling, West Virginia, United States. Son of Ben S. and Gertrude (Colmar) Honecker.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1941. Bachelor of Laws, West Virginia University, 1949.

Career

Worked at Honecker & Bippus Law Offices. Admitted to the bar, 1948, West Virginia and United States. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia.

Phi Alpha Delta. Judge, Municipal Court, Wheeling, West Virginia, 1959-1961. Commissioner, 1964—. West Virginia State Senator, 1980-1982. Member: Ohio County (President, 1969-1970), West Virginia and American Bar Associations.

West Virginia State Bar (Member, Continuing Education Committee, 1982).

Achievements

  • Bar: West Virginia, United States District Court (northern district) West Virginia.

Membership

Member: Ohio County (President, 1969-1970), West Virginia and American Bar Associations. West Virginia State Bar (Member, Continuing Education Committee, 1982).

Connections

Married Ruth Foster, July 31, 1952. 1 child Elizabeth R.

father:
Ben S. Honecker

mother:
Gertrude (Colmar) Honecker

spouse:
Ruth Foster

child:
Elizabeth R. Honecker