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L. Ray Ashworth

Member From: 1970 - 1981 Sp.

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  • Birth Date: October 13, 1935 Birth Place:Danville, VA
  • Death Date: May 9, 2018
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Anne Moyler Munford
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  • Education: Whitmell Farm Life High School, Pittsylvania County University of Richmond
  • Military Service: USA (2 years); Kaiserslautern, Germany (18 months)
  • Occupation/Profession: Businessman and farmer
  • Memberships/Affiliations: United Methodist Church Tidewater Automobile Association (board of directors) Atlantic Rural Exposition-Virginia State Fair Virginia Thanksgiving Festival, Inc. Virginia YMCA Southeast 4-H Educational Center (president) Masons Ruritan (Wakefield Club, former president and former zone governor) Sigma Alpha Epsilon Virginia Forest, Inc. Virginia Wildlife Federation Wakefield Community Hunt Club Wakefield Sportsmen's Club Commonwealth Club Virginia Farm Bureau Jamestown Foundation (trustee) Chippokes Farm Foundation (trustee) Virginia State Crime Commission YMCA Model General Assembly (chairman)
  • Awards: Distinguished Service Award of Jaycees (1962)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Town Council of Wakefield (1966-1969)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1970-1971 Counties of Greensville, Surry, and Sussex; City of Emporia 33 Democrat Agriculture
Conservation and Natural Resources
Enrolled Bills
General Laws
1972-1973 Counties of Greensville, Sussex, Surry, Charles City, New Kent, and Dinwiddie (part); City of Emporia 45 Democrat Agriculture
Conservation and Natural Resources
General Laws
Roads and Internal Navigation
1974-1975 Counties of Charles City, Greensville, New Kent, Surry, and Sussex; City of Emporia 45 Democrat Agriculture
Conservation and Natural Resources
General Laws
Roads and Internal Navigation
1976-1977 Counties of Charles City, Greensville, New Kent, Surry, and Sussex; City of Emporia 45 Democrat Agriculture
Conservation and Natural Resources
Finance
General Laws
1978 Counties of Charles City, Greensville, New Kent, Surry, and Sussex; City of Emporia 45 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources (Chair)
Agriculture
Appropriations
General Laws
1979 Counties of Charles City, Greensville, New Kent, Surry, and Sussex; City of Emporia 45 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources (Chair)
Agriculture
Appropriations
General Laws
1980 Counties of Charles City, Greensville, New Kent, Surry, and Sussex; City of Emporia 45 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources (Chair)
Agriculture
Appropriations
General Laws
1981 Counties of Charles City, Greensville, New Kent, Surry, and Sussex; City of Emporia 45 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources (Chair)
Agriculture
Appropriations
General Laws

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