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Eleanor P. Sheppard

Member From: 1968 - 1977

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  • Birth Date: July 24, 1907 Birth Place:Pelham, GA
  • Death Date: 03/13/1991
  • Gender: Female Race: Caucasian
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  • Education: Limestone College, SC
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  • Occupation/Profession: Housewife
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Ginter Park Baptist Church Business and Professional Women's Club Soroptimist Club Colony Club Ginter Park Woman's Club Central Virginia Educational Television Corporation (executive committee) National Committee on Uniform Traffic Laws and Ordinances (executive committee) United Way Human Services Planning Division Metropolitan Richmond YMCA Board Richmond Area Psychiatric Clinic Richmond Community Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services Board Maymont Foundation Health Education (advisory committee) Buford Academy (trustee) Commission on the Status of Women Junior League Community (advisory committee) Education Commission of the States Kappa Delta Epsilon (honorary member) Richmond Symphony (honorary member) Alpha Delta Kappa (honorary member)
  • Awards: Richmond First Club Good Government Award (1964)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Richmond City Council (1954-67); Mayor, (1962-64)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1968-1969 County of Henrico; City of Richmond 36 Democrat Currency and Commerce
Education
Enrolled Bills
Immigration
Public Institutions
1969 County of Henrico; City of Richmond 36 Democrat Currency and Commerce
Education
Enrolled Bills
Immigration
Public Institutions
1970-1971 County of Henrico; City of Richmond 36 Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
Education
Enrolled Bills
Health Welfare and Institutions
1972-1973 City of Richmond 33 Democrat Education
Finance
Health Welfare and Institutions
1974-1975 City of Richmond 33 Democrat Education (Chair)
Finance
Health Welfare and Institutions
1976-1977 City of Richmond 33 Democrat Education (Chair)
Finance
Health Welfare and Institutions

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