DISTINGUISHED WEST VIRGINIAN West Virginia Lawmaker Honored As Distinguished West Virginian
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Oct. 23, 2012 2:36 PM EDT
Updated: Oct. 23, 2012 2:46 PM EDT
West Virginia Legislature Photo
, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
A West Virginia lawmaker has been honored as a Distinguished West Virginian.
Del. Gerald L. Crosier, D-Monroe, recently received the honor from Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.
Crosier was presented the award during a ceremony that honored him for his 58 years of service.
Congressman Nick Joe Rahall joined about 150 dignitaries and citizens who turned out for the event.
Crosier, vice chairman of the Natural Resources Committee and a member of the Education and Roads and Transportation committees, began his public service when he entered the U.S. Army in 1953. He worked for the state Division of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division as a conservation officer. After he retired, he served two terms as sheriff of Monroe County before being elected to the House. He represents the 26th District.
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