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Dorothy S. McDiarmid

Member From: 1960 - 1989

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  • Birth Date: October 22, 1907 Birth Place:
  • Death Date: 06/08/1994
  • Gender: Female Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Norman Hugh MacDiarmid
  • Children: Mary, Robert
  • Religion:
  • Education: Swarthmore College, PA (B.S., Political Science; Honorary Degree, Doctor of Laws)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Educator and businesswoman (Partner, McDiarmid Realty and McDiarmid Associates)
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Society of Friends (Quaker) Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy (former chairman) Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Advisory Council (former chairman) Fairfax County Federation of PTAs (former chairman) Northern Virginia Mental Health Association (former chairman) Fairfax-Falls Church Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services Board (former chairman) Community Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (former chairman) Governor's Task Force on Science and Technology Criminal Justice Services Board Education Committee of the States Interstate Cooperation Committee on the Potomac River Basin Southern Region Educational Board (executive committee) Virginia Commission on Excellence in Education
  • Awards: Recipient of numerous recognitions and awards for community service and legislative effectiveness
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Served in the House of Delegates - 1960-1961; 1964-1969, 1972-1989
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1960 County of Fairfax Democrat Enrolled Bills
Immigration
Library
Public Institutions
1964-1965 County of Fairfax; Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church 27 Democrat Education
Enrolled Bills
House Expenses
Library
1965 County of Fairfax; Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church 27 Democrat Education
Enrolled Bills
House Expenses
Library
1966 County of Fairfax; Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church 27 Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
Education
Enrolled Bills
Library
Welfare
1968-1969 County of Fairfax; Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church 27 Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
Education
Enrolled Bills
Library
Welfare
1969 County of Fairfax; Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church 27 Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
Education
Enrolled Bills
Library
Welfare
1972-1973 County of Fairfax (part); City of Falls Church 18 Democrat Agriculture
Appropriations
Education
1974-1975 County of Fairfax (part); Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church 18 Democrat Agriculture
Appropriations
Education
1976-1977 County of Fairfax (part); Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church 18 Democrat Agriculture
Appropriations
Education
1978 County of Fairfax (part); Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church 18 Democrat Agriculture
Appropriations
Education
1979 County of Fairfax (part); Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church 18 Democrat Agriculture
Appropriations
Education
1980 County of Fairfax (part); Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church 18 Democrat Agriculture
Appropriations
Education
1981 County of Fairfax; Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church 18 Democrat Agriculture
Appropriations
Education
Interstate Cooperation
1982 County of Fairfax (part); City of Fairfax 50 Democrat Education (Chair)
Agriculture
Appropriations
Interstate Cooperation
1983 County of Fairfax (part) 35 Democrat Education (Chair)
Agriculture
Appropriations
Interstate Cooperation
1984 County of Fairfax (part) 35 Democrat Education (Chair)
Agriculture
Appropriations
Interstate Cooperation
1985 County of Fairfax (part) 35 Democrat Education (Chair)
Agriculture
Appropriations
Interstate Cooperation
1986 County of Fairfax (part) 35 Democrat Appropriations (Chair)
Education
Interstate Cooperation
1987 County of Fairfax (part) 35 Democrat Appropriations (Chair)
Education
Interstate Cooperation
1988 County of Fairfax (part) 35 Democrat Appropriations (Chair)
Education
Rules
1989 County of Fairfax (part) 35 Democrat Appropriations (Chair)
Education
Rules

*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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