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Hallanan, Elizabeth Virginia

Born January 10, 1925, in Charleston, WV
Died June 8, 2004, in Charleston, WV

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on November 8, 1983, to a seat vacated by Dennis R. Knapp. Confirmed by the Senate on November 11, 1983, and received commission on November 14, 1983. Assumed senior status on December 1, 1996. Service terminated on June 8, 2004, due to death.

Morris Harvey College (now University of Charleston), B.A., 1946
West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 1951

Professional Career:

Private practice, Charleston, West Virginia, 1951-1959, 1975-1984
Member, West Virginia State Board of Education, 1955-1957
State delegate, West Virginia, 1957-1958
Assistant commissioner of public instruction, State of West Virginia, 1958-1959
Judge, Kanawha County [West Virginia] Juvenile Court, 1959-1961
Executive director, West Virginia Association of Colleges and Universities, 1961-1969
Chairwoman, West Virginia Public Service Commission, 1969-1975