Ward IV - Council Member

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City of Weirton Ward IV Councilman, George E. Ash, Sr., was born in Steubenville, OH, but has resided in Weirton, WV for most of his life. George and his wife live in Ward IV and have two children and four grandchildren. 

Councilman Ash has dedicated a large portion of his life to being a public servant. He served two tours in Vietnam as a service member in the US Army, and retired from the federal government as a Quality Control Analyst. George has also served as an All-American Commander of VFW Post 2716.

George holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Lacrosse University. He has proudly served as Weirton’s Ward IV representative for approximately 28 years, from July 1991 to June 2003 and from July 2007 to present. In August 2022, George was inducted into the WVML Municipal Officials Hall of Fame for his many years of service as a public official.

Councilman Ash is currently a member of the: 

  • City of Weirton Building Enforcement Agency 
  • Weirton Area Water Board
  • Hancock County Sheltered Workshop, serving as President 
  • Hancock County Savings Bank Charitable Foundation, serving as Chairman 
  • Brooke-Hancock County Veterans Memorial Park, serving as President 
  • PG Independent Order of Odd Fellows Wheeling Lodge No. 9
  • New Cumberland Masonic Lodge No.22