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Franklin Cleckley is ...

Born 1 Aug 1940 in Huntington
Died 14 Aug 2017 in Morgantown
Age77 years
Franklin Cleckley
Franklin Cleckley
Justice Cleckley served on the West Virginia Supreme Court from 1994-1996.

About Franklin Cleckley

Franklin Dorrah Cleckley (August 1, 1940 – August 14, 2017) was an American law professor and judge. He was Arthur B. Hodges Professor of Law at West Virginia University College of Law. He taught at the law school from 1969 to 2013. He held the endowed professorship emeritus.Cleckley was the first African-American to serve as a Justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. Governor Gaston Caperton appointed Cleckley to the bench in 1994. He served on the Court until 1996.


Cleckley died at his home in Morgantown, West Virginia, on August 14, 2017 at the age of 77.