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Lacey E. Putney

Member From: 1962 - 2013

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  • Birth Date: June 27, 1928 Birth Place:Big Island, VA
  • Death Date: August 26, 2017
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Carmela C. Bills
  • Children: Susan Powers and L. Edward, Jr.
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  • Education: M. E. Marcuse High School, Washington and Lee University (B.A.), Washington and Lee University School of Law (LL.B. with honors)
  • Military Service: USAF (1950-54)
  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Bedford Baptist, Church Masons, Jaycees, Scottish Rite Loyal Order of Moose, American Legion, Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (former chairman), Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Plantation (trustee), Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce (former director), Virginia Baptist Hospital (former trustee), Boy Scouts of America (former district director), Bank of Fincastle (advisory board), Virginia State Bar Professionalism Faculty, Forest Volunteer Fire Company (director), Bedford Sheltered Workshop (former director), Bedford Historical Society, Bedford Bar Association (former president), Delta Star, Inc. (general counsel), Mary Davidson Bryan Scholarship Committee, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (board of trustees), Sedalia Center, Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce, Botetourt County Chamber of Commerce, Botetourt Historical Society, Acting Speaker of the House (June 2002-January 2003)
  • Awards: Outstanding Young Men of America (1965), Virginia Education Association, Distinguished Service Award (1992); Appreciation Award (1996), Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Distinguished Service Award (1996) Treasurers' Association of Virginia, Superior Legislative Service Award (1997); Legislator of the Year (2009) Virginia Sheriffs' Association, Outstanding Legislative Service Award (1998) Virginia Association of Local Elected Constitutional Officers, Legislator of the Year (1999) Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, Legislator of the Year (1999) Virginia Governmental Employees Association, Legislative Achievement Award (1999); Legislator of the Year (2010) Virginia League of Social Services Executives, Outstanding Service Award (1999) Virginia State Police Association, Appreciation Award (1999) Virginia Campus Police, Appreciation Award (1999) Bedford County Chamber of Commerce, Political Action Award (2003) Southern Legislative Conference, Thomas B. Murphy Longevity of Service Award for 45 years of Distinguished Service in the Virginia General Assembly (2007) Virginia State Bar, Appreciation Award for More than 50 Years of Service (2007) Conservation Legislator of the Year (2008) Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce, Lifetime Achievement Award (2008) Washington and Lee University Alumni Association, Distinguished Service Award (2010) Virginia Military Institute, Distinguished Service Award (2010)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1962-1963 County of Bedford 11 Democrat Printing (Chair)
Agriculture
Executive Expenditures
Finance
1963 County of Bedford 11 Democrat Printing (Chair)
Agriculture
Executive Expenditures
Finance
1964-1965 County of Bedford 11 Democrat Printing (Chair)
Agriculture
Finance
Privileges and Elections
1965 County of Bedford 11 Democrat Printing (Chair)
Agriculture
Finance
Privileges and Elections
1966 County of Bedford 11 Democrat Printing (Chair)
Agriculture
Privileges and Elections
Rules
1968-1969 County of Bedford 11 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Printing
Privileges and Elections
1969 County of Bedford 11 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Printing
Privileges and Elections
1970-1971 County of Bedford; City of Bedford 11 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1972-1973 Counties of Bedford, Franklin, and Rockbridge; Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista, and Lexington 9 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1974-1975 Counties of Bedford, Franklin, and Rockbridge; Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista, and Lexington 9 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1976-1977 Counties of Bedford, Franklin and Rockbridge; Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista and Lexington 9 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1978 Counties of Bedford, Franklin and Rockbridge; Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista, Lexington and Lynchburg (part) 9 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1979 Counties of Bedford, Franklin and Rockbridge; Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista, Lexington and Lynchburg (part) 9 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1980 Counties of Bedford, Franklin, and Rockbridge; Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista, Lexington, and Lynchburg (part) 9 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1981 Counties of Bedford, Franklin, and Rockbridge; Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista, Lexington, and Lynchburg (part) 9 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1982 Counties of Bedford, Franklin and Rockbridge; Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista and Lexington 9 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1983 Counties of Bedford (part), Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista and Lynchburg (part) 19 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1984 Counties of Bedford (part) and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista and Lynchburg (part) 19 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1985 Counties of Bedford (part) and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista and Lynchburg (part) 19 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1986 Counties of Bedford (part) and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista and Lynchburg (part) 19 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1987 Counties of Bedford (part) and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista and Lynchburg (part) 19 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1988 Counties of Bedford (part) and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista and Lynchburg (part) 19 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1989 Counties of Bedford (part) and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista and Lynchburg (part) 19 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1990 Counties of Bedford (part)and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista and Lynchburg (part) 19 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1991 Counties of Bedford (part) and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford, Buena Vista and Lynchburg (part) 19 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1992 Counties of Bedford (part), Botetourt (part), and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford and Buena Vista 19 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1993 Counties of Bedford (part), Botetourt (part), and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford and Buena Vista 19 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1994 Counties of Bedford (part), Botetourt (part), and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford and Buena Vista 19 Independent Agriculture
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Privileges and Elections
1995 Counties of Bedford (part), Botetourt (part), and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford and Buena Vista 19 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1996 Counties of Bedford (part), Botetourt (part), and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford and Buena Vista 19 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1997 Counties of Bedford (part), Botetourt (part), and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford and Buena Vista 19 Independent Agriculture
Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
1998 Counties of Bedford (part), Botetourt (part), and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford and Buena Vista 19 Independent Privileges and Elections (Co Chair)
Agriculture
Appropriations
Rules
1999 Counties of Bedford (part), Botetourt (part), and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford and Buena Vista 19 Independent Privileges and Elections (Co Chair)
Agriculture
Appropriations
Rules
2000 Counties of Bedford (part), Botetourt (part), and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford and Buena Vista 19 Independent Privileges and Elections (Co Chair)
Agriculture
Appropriations
Militia and Police
Rules
2001 Counties of Bedford (part), Botetourt (part), and Rockbridge (part); Cities of Bedford and Buena Vista 19 Independent Privileges and Elections (Co Chair)
Agriculture
Appropriations
Militia and Police
Rules
2002 Counties of Bedford (part) and Botetourt (part); City of Bedford 19 Independent Acting Speaker Privileges and Elections, Rules (Chair)
Appropriations
2003 Counties of Bedford (part) and Botetourt (part); City of Bedford 19 Independent Privileges and Elections (Chair)
Appropriations
Rules
2004 Counties of Bedford (part) and Botetourt (part); City of Bedford 19 Independent Privileges and Elections (Chair)
Rules
2005 Counties of Bedford (part) and Botetourt (part); City of Bedford 19 Independent Privileges and Elections (Chair)
Rules
2006 Counties of Bedford (part) and Botetourt (part); City of Bedford 19 Independent Privileges and Elections (Chair)
Rules
2007 Counties of Bedford (part) and Botetourt (part); City of Bedford 19 Independent Privileges and Elections (Chair)
Rules
2008 Counties of Bedford (part) and Botetourt (part); City of Bedford 19 Independent Appropriations (Chair)
Privileges and Elections
Rules
2009 Counties of Bedford (part) and Botetourt (part); City of Bedford 19 Independent Appropriations (Chair)
Privileges and Elections
Rules
2010 Counties of Bedford (part) and Botetourt (part); City of Bedford 19 Independent Appropriations (Chair)
Privileges and Elections
Rules
2011 Counties of Bedford (part) and Botetourt (part); City of Bedford 19 Independent Appropriations (Chair)
Privileges and Elections
Rules
2012 Counties of Alleghany, Bedford (part), and Botetourt (part); Cities of Bedford and Covington 19 Independent Appropriations (Chair)
Privileges and Elections
Rules
2013 Counties of Alleghany, Bedford (part), and Botetourt (part); City of Covington 19 Independent Appropriations (Chair)
Privileges and Elections
Rules

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