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Gerald L. "Jerry" Baliles

Member From: 1976 - 1981 Sp.

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  • Birth Date: July 8, 1940 Birth Place:Stuart, VA
  • Death Date: October 29, 2019
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Jeannie Patterson (m. 1965; div. 1996), Robin Deal (m. 2003)
  • Children: Jon Baliles, Laura Osberger
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  • Education: Wesleyan University, CT (B.A., Government) University of Virginia School of Law (LL.B.)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Episcopal Church of the Redeemer American Bar Association Virginia Bar Association (executive committee, special committee for Rules of Criminal Practice and Procedure, 1968-69) Richmond Bar Association Virginia Model Judiciary Program (chairman, 1975-77) Richmond Democratic Committee (secretary, 1971-73; vice-chairman, 1973-75) Assistant Attorney General of Virginia (1967-72) Deputy Attorney General of Virginia (1972-75) Commission on the Future of the South, Land and Natural Resources Committee Southern Interstate Nuclear Board (legal advisory committee) Virginia Advisory Legislative Council Committee on Environmental Management Governor's Task Force on Offshore Ports and Super Ports Facilities Virginia Outer Continental Shelf Advisory Committee National Conference of State Legislatures, Energy Committee Richmond Rotary Focus Club Virginia State YMCA (board of directors) Family and Children's Service (board of directors) Virginia Thanksgiving Festival, Inc. (board of directors)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Attorney General of Virginia (1982-June 1985); Governor of Virginia (1986-January 1990)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1976-1977 County of Henrico and City of Richmond 35 Democrat Agriculture
Corporations Insurance and Banking
1978 County of Henrico and City of Richmond 35 Democrat Agriculture
Appropriations
Corporations Insurance and Banking
1979 County of Henrico and City of Richmond 35 Democrat Appropriations
Conservation and Natural Resources
Corporations Insurance and Banking
1980 County of Henrico and City of Richmond 35 Democrat Appropriations
Conservation and Natural Resources
Corporations Insurance and Banking
1981 County of Henrico and City of Richmond 35 Democrat Appropriations
Conservation and Natural Resources
Corporations Insurance and Banking

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