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Don Blankenship

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Mar 14, 1950

Don Blankenship was born at Stopover, Kentucky

1980

Don Blankenship joined Rawl Sales & Processing Company, an A. T. Massey Coal Company subsidiary

Other events that happened on or around 1980

1989

Don Blankenship became president of Massey Coal Services

Other events that happened on or around 1989

1991

Don Blankenship president and chief operating officer of Massey Coal Services

Other events that happened on or around 1991

Dec 31, 2010

Don Blankenship resigned from Massey

Jun 01, 2011

Alpha Natural Resources purchased Massey Energy

Nov 13, 2014

Don Blankenship was indicted by a federal grand jury for conspiring to violate mine safety standards and attempting to deceive the Securities and Exchange Commission

Dec 03, 2015

A federal jury found former Massey CEO Don Blankenship guilty of conspiring to willfully violate mine safety standards

Apr 06, 2016

Don Blankenship was sentenced to one year in prison and a $250,000 fine


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