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W. B. "Benny" Keister

Member From: 2000 - 2005

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  • Birth Date: 1941 Birth Place:Radford, VA
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Children: Bo
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  • Education: Lees-McRae College; NC East Tennessee State University; TN (B.S.; 1965) Radford University (M.S.; 1975)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Teacher (retired); Programs Director, New River Regional Jail
  • Memberships/Affiliations: First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Pulaski County Lifesaving Crew (lifetime member) Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce Virginia's First Industrial Development Authority Regional Emergency Medical Service Board New River Valley Economic Alliance Giles County Chamber of Commerce FNB (advisory board) Randolph House, Adult Assisted Living Facility (board member)
  • Awards: Wal-Mart Hometown Leadership Award (1997)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
2000 Counties of Giles (part) and Pulaski; City of Radford 7 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Claims
Conservation and Natural Resources
Health Welfare and Institutions
2001 Counties of Giles (part) and Pulaski; City of Radford 7 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Claims
Conservation and Natural Resources
Health Welfare and Institutions
2002 Counties of Bland, Giles (part), Pulaski (part), Tazewell (part), and Wythe (part) 6 Democrat Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources
Education
Health Welfare and Institutions
2003 Counties of Bland, Giles (part), Pulaski (part), Tazewell (part), and Wythe (part) 6 Democrat Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources
Education
Health Welfare and Institutions
2004 Counties of Bland, Giles (part), Pulaski (part), Tazewell (part), and Wythe (part) 6 Democrat Commerce and Labor
Education
Health Welfare and Institutions
2005 Counties of Bland, Giles (part), Pulaski (part), Tazewell (part), and Wythe (part) 6 Democrat Commerce and Labor
Education
Health Welfare and Institutions

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