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Joseph W. "Billy" O'Brien Jr.

Member From: 1974 - September 30, 1991

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  • Birth Date: April 20, 1929 Birth Place:Parsons, KS
  • Death Date: 11/09/2012
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Education: University of North Carolina (B.A.) University of Virginia (Masters)
  • Military Service: USMC (Captain)
  • Occupation/Profession: Educator and businessman
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Congregational Christian Church Lynnhaven Lions
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1974-1975 Cities of Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, and Portsmouth 42 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Education
Interstate Cooperation
1976-1977 Cities of Chesapeake, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach 42 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Conservation and Natural Resources
Education
Interstate Cooperation
1978 Cities of Chesapeake, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach 42 Democrat Interstate Cooperation (Chair)
Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Conservation and Natural Resources
Education
1979 Cities of Chesapeake, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach 42 Democrat Interstate Cooperation (Chair)
Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Conservation and Natural Resources
Education
1980 Cities of Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach 42 Democrat Interstate Cooperation (Chair)
Agriculture
Education
Finance
1981 Cities of Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach 42 Democrat Interstate Cooperation (Chair)
Agriculture
Education
Finance
1982 City of Virginia Beach 38 Democrat Interstate Cooperation (Chair)
Agriculture
Education
Finance
1983 City of Virginia Beach (part) 83 Democrat Agriculture
Education
Finance
Interstate Cooperation
1984 City of Virginia Beach (part) 83 Democrat Interstate Cooperation (Chair)
Education
Finance
Roads and Internal Navigation
1985 City of Virginia Beach (part) 83 Democrat Interstate Cooperation (Chair)
Education
Finance
Roads and Internal Navigation
1986 City of Virginia Beach (part) 83 Democrat Education (Chair)
Finance
Interstate Cooperation
Roads and Internal Navigation
1987 City of Virginia Beach (part) 83 Democrat Education (Chair)
Finance
Interstate Cooperation
Roads and Internal Navigation
1988 City of Virginia Beach (part) 83 Democrat Education (Chair)
Finance
Interstate Cooperation
Roads and Internal Navigation
1989 City of Virginia Beach (part) 83 Democrat Education (Chair)
Finance
Interstate Cooperation
Roads and Internal Navigation
1990 City of Virginia Beach (part) 83 Democrat Education (Chair)
Roads and Internal Navigation
1991 City of Virginia Beach (part) 83 Democrat Education (Chair)
Roads and Internal Navigation

*The information within this interactive and searchable application has been researched extensively by the House Clerk’s Office. As with any historical records of this age and breadth, there may be discrepancies and/or inconsistencies within records obtained from a variety of credible sources. Any feedback is encouraged at history@house.virginia.gov.

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