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Richard Ojeda II's Biography

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate (WV) - Jr

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Post Office Box 624
Holden, WV 25625
Phone: 304-792-9833

Full Name:

Richard Neece Ojeda II

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Kelly Ann; 2 Children: Richard III, Kayla

Birth Date:

09/25/1970

Birth Place:

Rochester, MN

Home City:

Holden, WV

Religion:

Christian

Graduated, Command General Staff College, 2008-2009

MA, Business and Organizational Security, Weber University, 2009

BA, General Education, West Virginia State University, 1993-1997

Candidate, United States Senate, West Virginia, 2020

Senator, West Virginia State Senate, District 7, 2016-2019

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, West Virginia, District 3, 2018

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 3, 2014

Former Member, Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, West Virginia State Senate

Former Member, Energy, Industry and Mining Committee, West Virginia State Senate

Former Member, Judiciary Committee, West Virginia State Senate

Former Member, Military Committee, West Virginia State Senate

Former Member, Workforce Committee, West Virginia State Senate

Co-Founder, CBDoils.com, 2019-present

Advisor/Consultant, Future Majority, 2019-present

Senior Military Instructor, Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Program, Chapmanville Regional High School, 2013-2017

Major, United States Army, 1990-2014

President, Logan Empowerment Action and Development (LEAD) Community Organization, 2011-2016

Awards:

Distinguished Mountaineer 2012
Distinguished Mountaineer 2005
Bronze Order of the De Fluery Medal
Two Bronze Star medals

Favorite Book:

Blood on the Risers by John Lepplemann, Biggest Brother by Larry Alexander, About Face by Col David Hackworth

Favorite Movie:

Saving Private Ryan, Glory, Hamburger Hill, Blackhawk Down, Platoon, Stalag 17

Favorite Quote:

LEAD, FOLLOW or GET OUT OF THE WAY!

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