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Thais Blatnik

Thais F. O'Donnell Blatnik (November 20, 1919 – December 9, 2015) was an American journalist and politician.

Born in Wheeling, West Virginia, Blatnik grew up in Weirton, West Virginia. She graduated from West Virginia University. Blatnik worked as a reporter for the Weirton Daily Times, The Wheeling Intelligencer, and as an editor for the Dominion Post. Blatnik served in the West Virginia State Senate from 1977 to 1978 and from 1980 to 1986. She then served in the West Virginia House of Delegates from 1989 to 1996 as a Democrat. Blatnik died in Wheeling, West Virginia.[1][2][3]

Her granddaughter, Amy Shuler Goodwin, is mayor of Charleston, West Virginia.[4]


  1. ^ Thais Blatnik-obituary
  2. ^ Former Member of Legislature Dies
  3. ^ Former legislator Thais Blatnik dies at 96
  4. ^ "Wheeling native Amy Shuler-Goodwin ready to take the reins in Charleston". Weirton Daily Times. Retrieved 2019.

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