WV – Gov. Jim Justice has issued a proclamation, ordering
all United States and West Virginia flags at the Capitol Complex and all
state-owned facilities in Wood County be displayed at half-staff, from
dawn to dusk tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in commemoration of the
distinguished life and service of former West Virginia Delegate Robert T.
Click here to view the proclamation
A Parkersburg native and graduate of Parkersburg High School, Goldenberg
represented Wood County in the West Virginia Legislature as a member of
the House of Delegates from 1961-1962.
Goldenberg served in the United States Navy as a minesweeper in
combat in the Pacific Theatre, including the invasion of Okinawa,
obtaining the rank of Lieutenant Junior Grade.
Goldenberg practiced law in West Virginia for 69 years. At the time
of his death, he was the oldest practicing lawyer in the state.