Gov. Justice orders U.S. and State flags to be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, Aug. 18, in honor of former West Virginia Delegate Robert T. Goldenberg


CHARLESTON, 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. Goldenberg.

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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.

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