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John R. Sears Jr.

Member From: 1966 - Sp. 1971

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  • Birth Date: June 15, 1921 Birth Place:Norfolk, VA
  • Death Date: 05/08/2005
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Education: University of North Carolina (B.S., Commerce) University of Virginia (LL.B.)
  • Military Service: World War II and Korean War
  • Occupation/Profession: President(Home Federal Savings & Loan Association of Norfolk)
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Methodist Church Sertoma Citizens Advisory committee to Mayor (former chairman) City Planning Commission (former member) Norfolk Chamber of Commerce (former president) Tidewater Better Business bureau (former president) Girls Club of Norfolk (former president) 1965 International Azalea Festival (chairman) Urban Coalition (board member) United Communities Fund (board member) Navy League (board member) Southeastern Tidewater Opportunity Industrialization Center (board member) Virginia Savings and Loan League (former president) United States Savings and Loan League (director) Virginia National Bank (advisory board) Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association Norfolk Yacht and Country Club Sigma Nu National Social Fraternity Delta Theta Phi, National Legal Fraternity AF&AM, Owens Lodge No. 164 A.A.O.N.M.S., Scottish Rite and Khedive Temple
  • Awards: Officer in Order of Crown, by Royal Decree of King Boudouin I of Belgium
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1966 City of Norfolk 49 Democrat Currency and Commerce
Federal Relations
Immigration
Insurance and Banking
Public Institutions
1968-1969 City of Norfolk 49 Democrat Currency and Commerce
Federal Relations
Insurance and Banking
Roads and Internal Navigation
1969 City of Norfolk 49 Democrat Currency and Commerce
Federal Relations
Insurance and Banking
Roads and Internal Navigation
1970-1971 City of Norfolk 49 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Finance
Nominations and Confirmations
Roads and Internal Navigation

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