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Linda T. "Toddy" Puller

Member From: 1992 - 1999

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  • Birth Date: 1945 Birth Place:Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Gender: Female Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Lewis Burwell Puller, Jr. - son of United States Marine Corps Lieutenant General Chesty Puller. Her husband lost both legs in the Vietnam War and spent years fighting depression. He committed suicide in 1994, two years after winning a Pulitzer Prize for his autobiography, Fortunate Son.
  • Children: Lewis B., III and Margaret Todd Puller Alexander
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  • Education: Mary Washington College (B.A., Art History, 1967)
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  • Memberships/Affiliations: Episcopal Church Route One Corridor Housing (board of trustees) Mt. Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce Campagna Center (board of directors) Fairfax Affordable Housing (board of trustees) Democratic State Central Committee
  • Awards: United Community Ministries, Youth Service (1991) Mary Washington College Distinguished Alumnus (1998) Northern Virginia Technology Council, Tech Ten Award (1999)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Senate of Virginia (January 2000 - January 2016)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1992 County of Fairfax (part) 44 Democrat Claims
Conservation and Natural Resources
Education
1993 County of Fairfax (part) 44 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources
Education
Finance
1994 County of Fairfax (part) 44 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources
Education
Finance
Roads and Internal Navigation
1995 County of Fairfax (part) 44 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources
Education
Finance
Roads and Internal Navigation
1996 County of Fairfax (part) 44 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources
Education
Finance
Interstate Cooperation
Transportation
1997 County of Fairfax (part) 44 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources
Education
Finance
Interstate Cooperation
Transportation
1998 County of Fairfax (part) 44 Democrat Interstate Cooperation (Co Chair)
Privileges and Elections Education Transportation Finance
1999 County of Fairfax (part) 44 Democrat Interstate Cooperation (Co Chair)
Privileges and Elections Education Transportation Finance

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