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Kent LeonhardtREPRepublican Commissioner of Agriculture
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Kent Leonhardt (born April 2, 1954) is the West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture, having been elected in November 2016, he took office January 2017. He is a member of the United States Republican Party. Leohardt is a farmer operating a 380-acre (150 ha) farm in western Monongalia County, West Virginia. He raises sheep, cattle, and goats. He formerly served in the West Virginia State Senate for the 2nd district. He is retired from the United States Marine Corps as a lieutenant colonel. He holds a degree in wildlife management from the University of Missouri and an MBA from Central Michigan University.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Central Michigan University
Masters Business Management
1984
University of Missouri
Bachelors Wildlife Management
1976
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
Representative
West Virginia State Senate
2014 - 2016
Lieutenant Colonel
United States Marine Corps
Owner
Leonhardt Farm
Other Experience1 - 5 of 5
Member
Mon County Livestock Improvement Association
Member
Mon County Farm Bureau
Member
Marine Corps League
Sponsor
Wounded Warrior Hunt
Member, Board of Directors
Monongalia County Farm Bureau