Jim Joseph Crawford, Sr., Board President

Mr. Jim Crawford was elected to the Board of Education in July, 2000. Jim Joseph Crawford Sr., son of the late Dorothy Crawford McClaskey, was born in Winfield, West Virginia, Nov. 25, 1936. His father was the late John Joseph Crawford. Jim graduated from Winfield High School and from West Virginia State College where he played varsity football and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. He received his MA Degree in Education from West Virginia University. He and his wife Marilyn, are the parents of one son, Jim Crawford Jr., who is a teacher in the Kanawha County School system. Jim Sr. is a retired teacher/coach from St. Albans High School having been a teacher for thirty-nine years and served as an assistant in football, head wrestling coach, head girls track coach, and Athletic Director. Jim is the Director of the Gazette Track and Field Meet, which is held in Charleston, West Virginia.

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