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Joseph B. Benedetti

Member From: 1983 - September 15, 1986

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  • Birth Date: March 28, 1929 Birth Place:Richmond, VA
  • Death Date: November 19, 2014
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Marguerite Helen Nolte
  • Children: Vincent, Mark, Steven, Maria, Matthew, Thomas
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  • Education: St. Joseph's Preparatory, KY The College of William and Mary (A.B., 1951) University of Richmond School of Law (J.D., 1959)
  • Military Service: USA (Japan 1946-47; Korea 1951-52; Berlin Crisis 1960-61) VaARNG (1952-62)
  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Catholic Church Board of Corrections (chairman, 1981-82) Knights of Columbus (state secretary, 1982-83) Benedictine High School (board of directors) Richmond Bar Association (executive committee) Boy Scouts of America, Robert E. Lee Council Richmond Kiwanis
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Senate of Virginia (September 15, 1986-January 13, 1998)
    Chairman of the Virginia State Board of Corrections; Head of the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1983 City of Richmond (part) 68 Republican Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
General Laws
Health Welfare and Institutions
1984 City of Richmond (part) 68 Republican Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
General Laws
Health Welfare and Institutions
1985 City of Richmond (part) 68 Republican Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
General Laws
Health Welfare and Institutions
1986 City of Richmond (part) 68 Republican Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
General Laws
Health Welfare and Institutions

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