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Donald Leon "Don" Blankenship (born March 14, 1950) is a candidate for the United States Senate from West Virginia and retired American business executive. He was Chairman and CEO of the Massey Energy Company — the sixth largest coal company (by 2008 production) in the United States — from 2000 until his ...


Dec 11, 2017 ... Donald Lee Blankenship Jr., 56, of Carlinville, passed away Monday evening, December 11, 2017 at his residence in Carlinville, IL. Don was born o.


Dec 2, 2017 ... Don Blankenship says he wants to represent West Virginia in the United States Senate, but for three years, the former Massey Energy CEO has told the federal courts that his. ... Don Blankenship leaves the Robert C. Byrd U.S. Courthouse in Charleston in November 2015. .... Reach Ken Ward Jr. at.


Nov 29, 2017 ... A former coal company executive who was convicted for conspiracy to violate federal mine safety laws is running for the Senate in West Virginia. Don Blankenship was CEO of Massey Energy Co. at the time of a 2010 disaster at its Upper Big Branch Mine that killed 29 miners. He was later convicted of ...


Apr 6, 2016 ... Donald L. Blankenship, whose leadership of the Massey Energy Company catapulted him from a working-class West Virginia childhood into a life as one of ... The lead defense lawyer, William W. Taylor III, said that the government had advanced a “simplistic theory” of criminal culpability and had essentially ...


Nov 29, 2017 ... Don Blankenship, the disgraced coal baron who was released from federal prison in May, will run for the U.S. Senate in West Virginia, local news is reporting . The former CEO of Massey Energy filed Tuesday to run in the crowded Republican primary. The winner of the race, which will also include U.S. ...


May 12, 2017 ... Former Massey Energy chief executive Don Blankenship, left, makes his way out of the Robert C. Byrd U.S. Courthouse on Dec. ... Blankenship was convicted of conspiring to violate mine safety and health standards at Massey's Upper Big Branch Mine, where the accident took place ... Joe Manchin III (D-W.


Nov 29, 2017 ... Former Massey Energy CEO, Don Blankenship, announced Wednesday, November 29th, he will be running for Senate.


Judge Donald E. Blankenship, a Birmingham, Alabama native, is a member of the Jefferson County Circuit Court, Civil Division. He was ... Judge Blankenship is a 1974 graduate of Ramsay High School, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Samford University, 1978. In 1982 ... 716 Richard Arrington, Jr. Blvd. N.