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West Union Mayor Charles Langfitt reads Governor's Proclamation!

Mayor Charles Langfitt
Mayor of the Town of West Union

Mayor Charles B. Langfitt is a West Virginia native; born in Charleston, WV to Bruce Benton Langfitt and Helen Bohnard Langfitt, he was raised in Salem, WV; graduated form Salem High School and Salem College.

After 23 years in the Army, Charlie retired with the rank of Captain in 1953.  West Union saw him as a store manager for ABC Comm.; he went on to the Department of of Transportation, where he retired after 21 years.

Married December 23, 1955 to Betty Jane Smith, Charlie just recently lost his wife of 51 years. 

He belongs to the Doddridge County Lions Club,  the Doddridge County Emergency Squad, the West Union Volunteer Fire Department, and the American Legion Post #25 in West Union. 

The proud father of Lee Ann Riley has five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Charlie has served on the West Union City Council (elected 2000, re-elected 2002) and as Mayor of the Town of West Union (appointed to fill unexpired term 2003, elected 2005).