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My Biography

For the last 32 years I have been serving as a delegate representing the northern part of Berkeley County, currently the 62nd Delegate District of West Virginia.

Public Relations / Former Educator

Born

June 5, 1946, son of Robert Bruce and Helen Besley Overington

Education

Washington College George Washington University Shepherd College

Wife

JoAnn Bertaux

Affiliations

  • Member, Berkeley County Farm Bureau
  • Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce
  • Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce
  • NRA
  • Mensa
  • American Legislative Exchange Council
  • Berkeley County Humane Society
  • Bedington Ruritan
  • Southern Regional Education Board (1988-91)
  • Berkeley and Jefferson County Historical Societies
  • Sons of the American Revolution
  • Martinsburg Rotary
  • Izaak Walton League
  • Society of the War of 1812
  • National Taxpayers Union
  • West Virginia State Rifle and Pistol Association
  • Eastern Panhandle Business Association

Recipient

  • 1988 Outstanding Chairman Award
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Marsh Institute 2006 Public Service Award
  • National Humane Society of the U.S. 2007 Humane State Legislator Award

Legislative Service

Elected 1984-2016

Legislative Positions Held Republican Caucus Chairman, 71st Legislature

Other Public Service Berkeley County and West Virginia Republican Executive Committees

Religion Episcopal

John@Overington.com
Postal Address
491 Hoffman Road
Martinsburg WV 25404
304-274-1791
Capitol Address
WV State Capitol
Room 214-E
Charleston WV 25305
304-340-3148
1-877-565-3447
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