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David Edward Satterfield III

Member From: 1960 - Ex. 1963

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  • Birth Date: December 2, 1920 Birth Place:Richmond, VA
  • Death Date: September 30, 1988
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Annie E. Powell
  • Children: 2 sons
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Education: Richmond Public Schools St. Christophers University of Richmond University of Virginia
  • Military Service: USN (World War II, fighter pilot) USNAR (Commander)
  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Episcopal Church Richmond Bar Association Virginia Bar Association Kiwanis Richmond First Club Sportsman's Club Richmond Area Heart Association (former president) Richmond Chamber of Commerce (Aviation Committee, chairman) Richmond Boys Club (director) Former Assistant US Attorney for Eastern District of Virginia
  • Additional Info Links: United States Congressional Biography
  • Bio: SATTERFIELD, David Edward, III, (Son of David Edward Satterfield, Jr.), a Representative from Virginia; born in Richmond, Va., December 2, 1920; educated in the public schools, St. Christopher's Preparatory School, the University of Richmond, and the University of Virginia at Charlottesville; served in the United States Navy from January 1942 to December 1945; member of the Naval Air Reserve since 1946; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1948 and commenced the practice of law in Richmond, Va.; assistant United States attorney, 1950-1953; councilman, city of Richmond, 1954-1956; served in the State house of delegates, 1960-1964; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1981); was not a candidate for reelection in 1980 to the Ninety-seventh Congress; resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C., and Arlington, Va.; was a resident of Richmond, Va., until his death there on September 30, 1988.
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Richmond City Council (former councilman)
    United States House of Representatives (Virginias 3rd District 1965-1981)
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1960 City of Richmond Democrat Executive Expenditures
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1962-1963 City of Richmond 60 Democrat Executive Expenditures
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1963 City of Richmond 60 Democrat Executive Expenditures
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