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Edgar Frank "Hike" Heiskel III (October 10, 1940 – November 20, 2016) was an American lawyer and politician.

Heiskel was born in Morgantown, West Virginia and graduated from Morgantown High School. He received his bachelor's degree from West Virginia University in 1963 and his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1966. Heiskell served in the United States Air Force. He then practiced law. From 1972 to 1975, Heiskell served as West Virginia Secretary of State and was a Republican. He died in Charleston, West Virginia from cancer.[1][2]


  1. ^ Edgar Frank Heiskell III-obituary
  2. ^ 'Former Secretary of State Edgar F. "Hike" Heiskell dies at 76,' The Register-Herald (Beckley, West Virginia), Andrea Lammon, November 22, 2016