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Allen Loughry

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Aug 09, 1970

Allen Loughry II was born in Elkins

1997

Allen Loughry began working as a senior assistant in the Attorney General’s office

Other events that happened on or around 1997

2003

Allen Loughry began working as a law clerk for the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

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2006

Allen Loughry published the book Don’t Buy Another Vote, I Won’t Pay for a Landslide

Nov 06, 2012

Allen Loughry was elected to a 12-year term on the Supreme Court

Other events that happened on or around November 06, 2012

Jan 01, 2013

Allen Loughry took office on the state Supreme Court, filling the seat of retiring Thomas McHugh

2017

Allen Loughry became first justice elected to a four-year term as chief justice since 1888

Feb, 2018

Supreme Court elected Justice Workman as chief justice to replace Loughry following controversies arising from Supreme Court spending

Jun, 2018

Judicial Investigation Commission accused Loughry of violating the state’s Code of Judicial Conduct. He was suspended without pay.

Jun 20, 2018

A federal grand jury indicted Loughry on 22 counts including mail and wire fraud, witness tampering and making false statements

Jun 26, 2018

House of Delegates voted to begin an investigation into all justices of the Supreme Court to determine whether impeachment proceedings were justified

Aug 13, 2018

House of Delegates adopted 11 articles of impeachment against all members of the Supreme Court

Oct 12, 2018

A federal jury found Allen Loughry guilty wire fraud, making false statements to federal investigators, witness tampering and mail fraud

Other events that happened on or around October 12, 2018

Nov 10, 2018

Allen Loughry resigned from the Supreme Court

Feb 13, 2019

Former Supreme Court justice Allen Loughry was sentenced to federal prison


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