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Mary Sue Terry

Member From: 1978 - 1985

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  • Birth Date: 1947 Birth Place:Martinsville, VA
  • Gender: Female Race: Caucasian
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  • Education: Westhampton College, University of Richmond (B.A., Political Science, President of Student Government, Who's Who, and Mortar Board) University of Virginia (Masters in Government; J.D.; Governor's Fellowship and Moot Court Board)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Baptist Church Patrick County-Stuart Chamber of Commerce (charter president and president, 1974-76) West Piedmont Planning District Crime Commission (1974-77) Ferrum College (President's board of advisors, 1978-83) West Piedmont Health Planning Council (1975-77) American Bar Association Virginia State Bar Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Omicron Delta Kappa (1980) University of Richmond (board of trustees) Patrick Henry Mental Health Center (board of directors, 1975-77) Virginia YMCA (board of directors, chairman) First National Bank of Stuart (board of directors, chairman)
  • Awards: Westhampton College, Distinguished Alumna (1979) Virginia YMCA, Service to Youth (1981)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Attorney General of Virginia (1986)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1978 Counties of Henry, Patrick, and Pittsylvania; City of Martinsville 13 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources
Education
1979 Counties of Henry, Patrick, and Pittsylvania; City of Martinsville 13 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources
Education
1980 Counties of Henry, Patrick, and Pittsylvania; City of Martinsville 13 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources
Courts of Justice
Education
1981 Counties of Henry, Patrick and Pittsylvania; City of Martinsville 13 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources
Courts of Justice
Education
1982 Counties of Floyd, Henry, and Patrick; City of Martinsville 12 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Courts of Justice
Education
1983 Counties of Carroll (part), Henry (part), and Patrick; City of Martinsville (part) 10 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Courts of Justice
Education
1984 Counties of Carroll (part), Henry (part), and Patrick; City of Martinsville (part) 10 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Courts of Justice
Education
1985 Counties of Carroll (part), Henry (part), and Patrick; City of Martinsville (part) 10 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Courts of Justice
Education

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