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Gaston Caperton

Gaston CapertonAKA William Gaston Caperton III

Born: 21-Feb-1940
Birthplace: Charleston, WV

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of West Virginia, 1989-97

Wife: Ella Dee Kessel (Miss West Virginia 1964, div., two sons)
Son: William Gaston Caperton IV ("Gat")
Son: John Caperton
Wife: Rachael Worby (musical director, div.)
Wife: Idit Harel Caperton (educational psychologist)

    High School: Episcopal High School, Alexandria, VA
    University: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Governor of West Virginia (16-Jan-1989 to 13-Jan-1997)
    Member of the Board of Prudential (2004-)
    Member of the Board of Owens Corning (2006-)
    College Board President and CEO (1999-)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    John Kerry for President
    Kerry Victory 2004
    New Leadership for America PAC
    Pete Coors for Senate
    Funeral: Robert Byrd (2010)

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