Thomas Wright

Thomas Wright 1

Summary

Current Position: State Delegate for VA House District 61 since 2001

Former Positions: Chair, Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors from 1993 – 2000

Affiliation: Republican

Overview:

Wright was born in Richmond, Virginia. He graduated from Victoria High School in 1966, and received a B.A. degree in political science from Old Dominion University in 1970.Wright was elected to the Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors in 1993 and 1997. He served as chairman 1995–1997.State Senator Richard J. Holland died on April 16, 2000. He was succeeded in office by 61st district Delegate Frank Ruff, who won a special election on November 7, 2000. Wright received the Republican nomination to replace Ruff, and won the seat in another special election on December 19.

About

Thomas Wright

Source: Wikipedia

Wright was born in Richmond, Virginia. He graduated from Victoria High School in 1966, and received a B.A. degree in political science from Old Dominion University in 1970.Wright was elected to the Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors in 1993 and 1997. He served as chairman 1995–1997.State Senator Richard J. Holland died on April 16, 2000. He was succeeded in office by 61st district Delegate Frank Ruff, who won a special election on November 7, 2000. Wright received the Republican nomination to replace Ruff, and won the seat in another special election on December 19.

From Government page

  • Membership & Affiliation: Victoria Christian Church (trustee, elder)
    Victoria High School Preservation Foundation (board of directors)
    Lunenburg County Crime Solvers Association (charter member)
    Lunenburg County Rotary
    Victoria Chamber of Commerce (former member)
    Lunenburg County Chamber of Commerce
    South Hill Chamber of Commerce
    Regional Economic Development Advisory Council
    Workforce Investment Board
    Fort Pickett Local Reuse Authority
    Southside Business and Education Commission
    Crossroads Community Services Board (former member)
    Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission
    State Water Commission (chairman)
    Virginia Roanoke River Basin Advisory Council
    Roanoke River Basin Bi-State Commission (vice chairman)
    Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Awards Committee
    Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission

Experience

Work Experience

  • Grocer
    2019 to present

Education

  • B.A. political science
    Old Dominion University 
    1970 to present

Personal

  • Birth Year: 1948
  • Place of Birth: Richmond, VA
  • Gender: Male
  • Race(s): Caucasian
  • Religion: Christian
  • Spouse: Frances Rose Abernathy
  • Children: Thomas C., III and Briggs

Contact

Legislative Assistant: Nancy L. Snead
Administrative Assistant During Session: Harriet Frank

Email:

Offices

Capitol Office
Pocahontas Building
900 E. Main St,
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: (804) 698-1061

District Office
1415 8th Street
Victoria, VA 23974

Phone: (434) 696-3061

Web

Government Page

Politics

Recent Elections

2019 State Delegate for VA House District 61

Thomas Wright (R)15,47466.77%
Trudy Bell Berry (D)7,66733.08%
Write In (Write-in)33
TOTAL23,174

2017 State Delegate for VA House District 61

Thomas Wright (R)17,50797.23%
Write In (Write-in)5012.77%
TOTAL18,008

2015 State Delegate for VA House District 61

Thomas Wright (R)12,41371.3%
Gregory Lance Marston (D)4,98728.6%
Write In (Write-in)200.1%
TOTAL17,420

Videos

Speeches

VA Delegate Thomas Wright JR. on SB 1048
Virginia onAir
Published on February 21, 2019
By: Virginia onAir

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