Current Position: State Delegate for VA House District 1 since 1994
Mission Statement: N/A
Source: Campaign page
Delegate Terry G. Kilgore has been a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the citizens of the 1st legislative district, since he was first elected in 1993. As Delegate, Terry represents Scott and Lee Counties, part of Wise County, and the City of Norton. He serves as Chairman of the House Commerce and Labor Committee and is a member of the House Courts of Justice Committee and the House Rules Committee.
Terry serves on various boards and organizations in the Commonwealth including Chairman of the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission, the Coal and Energy Commission, and the Southwest Virginia Health Authority. He also serves on the Appalachian Region Interstate Compact Commission, Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation, Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center and the Southwest Virginia Public Education Consortium.
Terry and his wife, Debbie, reside in Gate City, Virginia in Scott County. They have two grown children, Kayla and Kyle. He practices law in Gate City and serves as the Dean of Institutional Advancement at the Appalachian School of Pharmacy in Grundy, VA.
Kilgore Law Office
Marshall-Wythe School of Law, The College of William and Mary
- B.A., 1983
Clinch Valley College
Birth Year: 1961
Place of Birth: Kingsport, TN
Spouse: Debbie Sue Wright
Children: Kayla Wright and Kyle Bellamy
Membership & Affiliation
- Methodist Church
Legislative Assistant: Gerald Miller
Administrative Assistant During Session: Margie Doggett
- Government – DelTKilgore@house.virginia.gov
900 E. Main St,
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: (804) 698-1001
P.O. Box 669
Gate City, VA 24251
Phone: (276) 386-7011
Terry Gene Kilgore (born August 23, 1961) is an American politician. A Republican, he was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in 1993, and became chair of the Commerce and Labor committee in 2008. He currently represents the 1st district in the far southwestern corner of the state, near Cumberland Gap.
Kilgore’s twin brother, Jerry Kilgore, was Attorney General of Virginia 2002–2005, and was the unsuccessful Republican candidate for Governor of Virginia in 2005, losing to Tim Kaine. Kilgore’s mother, Willie Mae Kilgore, was the registrar of voters in Kilgore’s home jurisdiction, Scott County, until December 2008. He has two children, Kayla Wright Kilgore and Kyle Bellamy Kilgore.
2019 State Delegate for VA House District 1
|Terry Kilgore (R)||16,748||95.69%|
2017 State Delegate for VA House District 1
|Terry Kilgore (R)||14,848||76.0%|
|Alicia Delynn Kallen (D)||4,639||23.8%|
|Write in (Write-in)||42||0.2%|
KILGORE, TERRY G has run in 10 races for public office, winning 10 of them. The candidate has raised a total of $2,877,199.
Source: Follow the Money
- Appalachian Region Interstate Compact Commission
- Coal and Energy, Virginia Commission on
- Electric Utility Regulation, Commission on
- Growth and Opportunity Board, Virginia
- House Commerce and Labor
- House Courts of Justice
- House Rules
- Joint Rules
- Judicial Panel
- Southwest Virginia Health Authority
- Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center Board of Trustees
- Southwest Virginia Public Education Consortium Governing Board
- Subcommittee (Special) Established to Examine the EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan
- Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission
- Wireless Communications Infrastructure Group – Joint Subcommittees of House Commerce & Labor, Senate Commerce & Labor, and Senate General Laws & Technology
See: Vote Smart
Source: Virginia Legislative Information System
ACo | Delegate Terry Kilgore
Published on February 20, 2017
Delegate Terry Kilgore sits down with VACo to discuss the 2017 General Assembly Session, Southwest Virginia and rural issues and the retirement announcement of Speaker Bill Howell.