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Arthur R. "Pete" Giesen Jr.

Member From: 1976 - 1995

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  • Birth Date: August 8, 1932 Birth Place:
  • Death Date: September 19, 1990
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Charlotte Caldwell Giesen1929
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  • Education: Yale University, CT (B.A., 1954) Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, MA (M.B.A., 1956)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Businessman (New Options Group, Inc., Principal Associate; Augusta Steel Corporation, board member; Giesen-Caldwell Agency, Inc., vice president; Crestar Bank, Waynesboro, advisory board)
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Lutheran Church Lutheran Church of America (executive council, 1978-82) Innsbrook Kiwanis (charter member, 1990-92) Waynesboro Kiwanis (1982-92) Virginia Mental Health Association (board of directors, 1966-74, 1981-87, 1989ó) Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center Foundation (board member, 1983ó) Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia (trustee, 1986ó) DeJarnette Center (advisory council, 1989) Republican candidate for Congress (1968)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1964-1965 Counties of Augusta and Highland; Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 10 Republican Immigration
Manufactures and Mechanic Arts
Mining and Mineral Resources
Retrenchment and Economy
1965 Counties of Augusta and Highland; Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 10 Republican Immigration
Manufactures and Mechanic Arts
Mining and Mineral Resources
Retrenchment and Economy
1966 Counties of Augusta and Highland; Cities of Waynesboro and Staunton 10 Republican Immigration
Manufactures and Mechanic Arts
Mining and Mineral Resources
Retrenchment and Economy
1968-1969 Counties of Augusta and Highland; Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 10 Republican General Laws
Immigration
Manufactures and Mechanic Arts
Retrenchment and Economy
1969 Counties of Augusta and Highland; Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 10 Republican General Laws
Immigration
Manufactures and Mechanic Arts
Retrenchment and Economy
1970-1971 Counties of Augusta and Highland; Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 10 Republican Assistant Minority Leader Appropriations
General Laws
1972-1973 Counties of Augusta, Bath and Highland; Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 15 Republican Minority Floor Leader Appropriations
General Laws
Rules
1974-1975 Counties of Augusta, Bath and Highland; Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 15 Republican Minority Floor Leader Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
Rules
1976-1977 Counties of Augusta, Bath, and Highland; Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 15 Republican Counties Cities and Towns
General Laws
Militia and Police
1978 Counties of Augusta, Bath, and Highland; Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 15 Republican Counties Cities and Towns
General Laws
Militia and Police
Nominations and Confirmations
1979 Counties of Augusta, Bath, and Highland; Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 15 Republican Counties Cities and Towns
General Laws
Militia and Police
Nominations and Confirmations
1980 Counties of Augusta, Bath, and Highland; Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 15 Republican Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Nominations and Confirmations
1981 Counties of Augusta, Bath, and Highland; Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 15 Republican Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Nominations and Confirmations
1982 Counties of Augusta, Bath and Highland; Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 10 Republican Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Nominations and Confirmations
1983 Counties of Augusta (part); Cities of Waynesboro and Staunton 25 Republican Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Nominations and Confirmations
1984 County of Augusta (part); Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 25 Republican Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Rules
1985 County of Augusta (part); Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 25 Republican Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Rules
1986 County of Augusta (part); Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 25 Republican Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Rules
1987 County of Augusta (part); Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 25 Republican Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Rules
1988 County of Augusta (part); Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 25 Republican Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Mining and Mineral Resources
1989 County of Augusta (part); Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 25 Republican Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Mining and Mineral Resources
1990 County of Augusta (part); Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 25 Republican Assistant Minority Floor Leader Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Mining and Mineral Resources
1991 County of Augusta (part); Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro 25 Republican Assistant Minority Floor Leader Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Mining and Mineral Resources
1992 Counties of Augusta (part) and Rockingham (part); City of Waynesboro 25 Republican Assistant Minority Floor Leader Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Roads and Internal Navigation
1993 Counties of Augusta (part) and Rockingham (part); City of Waynesboro 25 Republican Assistant Minority Floor Leader Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Roads and Internal Navigation
1994 Counties of Augusta (part) and Rockingham (part); City of Waynesboro 25 Republican Assistant Minority Floor Leader Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Roads and Internal Navigation
1995 Counties of Augusta (part) and Rockingham (part); City of Waynesboro 25 Republican Assistant Minority Floor Leader Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Militia and Police
Roads and Internal Navigation

*The information within this interactive and searchable application has been researched extensively by the House Clerk’s Office. As with any historical records of this age and breadth, there may be discrepancies and/or inconsistencies within records obtained from a variety of credible sources. Any feedback is encouraged at history@house.virginia.gov.

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