West Liberty Graduate Named President of W.Va. Senate

Members of the West Virginia Senate have elected West Liberty University graduate Jeffrey V. Kessler ’77, to serve as their new president.

The Marshall County Democrat has been a state senator since 1997. He practices law in Moundsville with the firm Berry, Kessler, Crutchfield, Taylor & Gordon. Kessler succeeds Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin as president of the Senate.