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Joseph E. Blackburn

Member From: 1954 - 1957

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  • Birth Date: September 23, 1920 Birth Place:Lynchburg, VA
  • Death Date: 05/10/2013
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Anne Lee Reynolds
  • Children: Joseph Earl Blackburn, Jr., James Edward Blackburn, Martha Dabney Blackburn, Katherine Blackburn
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  • Education: Lynchburg College (B.A.) Washington and Lee University (LL.B.)
  • Military Service: USAAF (World War II, 1941-45) B-25 Pilot in Pacific Theatre
  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney; General Counsel of Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company; Vice-President of C & P; Retired in 1985 as CEO of Bell Atlantic
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Presbyterian Church Phi Beta Kappa Omicron Delta Kappa Order of the Coif
  • Awards: Board of Trustees, Mary Washington College; SCHEV member (11 years) & chair (7 years)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1954-1955 City of Lynchburg Democrat Courts of Justice
Executive Expenditures
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1955 City of Lynchburg Democrat Courts of Justice
Executive Expenditures
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1956 City of Lynchburg Democrat Courts of Justice
Executive Expenditures
Game and Inland Fisheries
Library
Public Property

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