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C. William Cleaton

Member From: 1948 - June 3, 1972

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  • Birth Date: November 6, 1899 Birth Place:Crichton, Brunswick County, VA
  • Death Date: 06/03/1972
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Education: La Crosse High School The College of William and Mary
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  • Occupation/Profession: Hardware, tractor, farm implement, and automobile dealer
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Methodist Church 32∞ Mason (former District Deputy Grand Master of District No. 28) Shrine Eastern Star (former Worthy Patron, Loyality Chapter) Lions (former president) Virginia Retail Hardware Association (former president) South Hill Chamber of Commerce National Democratic Convention (state delegate-at-large, 1960) Former Mayor, La Crosse
  • Awards: William and Mary Alumni Medallion for loyality and service (1963)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Town Council, South Hill (former member, mayor pro tem)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1948 County of Mecklenburg Democrat Claims
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Immigration
1950 County of Mecklenburg Democrat Claims
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Immigration
1952 County of Mecklenburg Democrat Claims (Chair)
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Immigration
Insurance and Banking
1954-1955 County of Mecklenburg Democrat Claims (Chair)
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Immigration
Insurance and Banking
1955 County of Mecklenburg Democrat Claims (Chair)
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Immigration
Insurance and Banking
1956 County of Mecklenburg Democrat Claims (Chair)
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Immigration
Insurance and Banking
1958-1959 County of Mecklenburg Democrat Claims (Chair)
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Insurance and Banking
Labor
1959 County of Mecklenburg Democrat Claims (Chair)
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Insurance and Banking
Labor
1960 County of Mecklenburg Democrat Claims (Chair)
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Insurance and Banking
Labor
1962-1963 County of Mecklenburg 46 Democrat Claims (Chair)
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Insurance and Banking
Labor
1963 County of Mecklenburg 46 Democrat Claims (Chair)
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Insurance and Banking
Labor
1964-1965 County of Mecklenburg 45 Democrat Claims (Chair)
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Insurance and Banking
Labor
1965 County of Mecklenburg 45 Democrat Claims (Chair)
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Insurance and Banking
Labor
1966 County of Mecklenburg 45 Democrat Insurance and Banking (Chair)
Claims
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Labor
1968-1969 County of Mecklenburg 45 Democrat Finance (Chair)
Claims
Insurance and Banking
Labor
1969 County of Mecklenburg 45 Democrat Finance (Chair)
Claims
Insurance and Banking
Labor
1970-1971 County of Mecklenburg 45 Democrat Finance (Chair)
Claims
Corporations Insurance and Banking
1972-1973 Counties of Mecklenburg and Brunswick 29 Democrat Finance (Chair)
Claims
Corporations Insurance and Banking

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