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Earl Ray Tomblin
|35th Governor of West Virginia|
November 15, 2010 – January 16, 2017
|Preceded by||Joe Manchin|
|Succeeded by||Jim Justice|
|President of the West Virginia Senate|
January 3, 1995 – November 3, 2011
|Preceded by||Keith Burdette|
|Succeeded by||Jeff Kessler|
|Member of the West Virginia Senate
from the 7th district
December 1, 1980 – November 3, 2011
|Preceded by||J. Ned Grubb|
|Succeeded by||Art Kirkendoll|
|Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 16th district
December 1, 1974 – December 1, 1980
March 15, 1952 |
Logan County, West Virginia, U.S.
|Alma mater||West Virginia University
Earl Ray Tomblin (born March 15, 1952) is an American politician. In 2010, he became Acting Governor of West Virginia after Joe Manchin was elected to the U.S. Senate. He was Acting governor from November 15, 2010 until 2011. From 2011 to 2017 he was the Governor of West Virginia. On October 2011, he won a special election to fill the term expiring in January 2013. On November 2012, he won election to his first full term. Before becoming governor, he was President of the West Virginia senate.
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