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J. Jack Kennedy Jr.

Member From: 1988 - June 12, 1991

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  • Birth Date: 1956 Birth Place:Abingdon, VA
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Education: Coeburn High School University of Virginia's Clinch Valley College (B.S., Business and Public Administration) East Tennessee State University (M.A., Political Science) Virginia State Bar (J.D. equivalency)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Baptist Church Wise County Chamber of Commerce City of Norton Industrial Development Authority Norton PTA Kiwanis, Coeburn Wise County Bar Association Democratic National Convention (delegate, 1984;1988) Young Democrats of America (national secretary, 1985) Young Democrats of Virginia (president, 1984-85) Virginia Democratic Party, Steering and Central Committee (1984-89) Virginia Democratic Local Chairman's Association (state chairman, 1986-87) 9th Congressional District Democratic Committee (chairman, 1985-89) City of Norton Democratic Committee (chairman, 1982ó) NRA (life member)
  • Awards: Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities (1977) Who's Who in Politics in America (1984, 1985, 1986, 1987) Outstanding Virginia Young Democrat (1985) Outstanding Young Men in America (1985, 1986) Who's Who in American Lawyers (1987) Who's Who in the South (1987, 1988) Who's Who in Emerging Leaders in America (1989-90)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Senate of Virginia (June 12, 1991-1992)
    Clerk of the Circuit Court, Norton City (Wise County) (1995-present)
    Board of Directors, Virginia Aviation Board (Jul 2017-present)
    Board of Directors, Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority (2008-2017)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1988 Counties of Dickenson (part) and Wise; City of Norton 2 Democrat Agriculture
Mining and Mineral Resources
Roads and Internal Navigation
1989 Counties of Dickenson (part) and Wise; City of Norton 2 Democrat Agriculture
Mining and Mineral Resources
Roads and Internal Navigation
1990 Counties of Wise and Dickenson (part); City of Norton 2 Democrat Finance
Mining and Mineral Resources
Roads and Internal Navigation
1991 Counties of Wise and Dickenson (part); City of Norton 2 Democrat Agriculture
Finance
Mining and Mineral Resources
Roads and Internal Navigation

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