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Ken Hechler's Biography
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PhD, Columbia University, 1940
MA, Columbia University, 1936
AB, Swarthmore College, 1935
Secretary of State, West Virginia, 1985-present
Candidate, United States Senate, 2010
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 2, 2000
Member, United States House of Representatives, West Virginia, 1959-1977
White House Assistant to President Harry Truman, 1949-1953
No caucus information on file.
Professor of Political Science, Marshall University, 1957, 1982-1984
Adjunct Professor of Political Science, University of Charleston, 1981
Assicuate Director, The American Political Science Association, 1953-1956
Assistant Professor of Politics, Princeton University, 1947-1949
Major, United States Army, European Theater of Operations, 1942-1946
Administrative Analyst, United States Bureau of the Budget, 1942, 1946
Instructor in Government, Columbia University and Barnard College, 1937-1941
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Life Member, American Legion
Disabled American Veterans
Life Member, National Association for Advancement of Colored People
Life Member, National Rifle Association
Life Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars
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