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Orby L. Cantrell

Member From: 1952 - April 29, 1982

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  • Birth Date: November 10, 1906 Birth Place:Pound, VA
  • Death Date: April 29, 1982
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Education: Pound High School Radford College
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  • Occupation/Profession: Merchant
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Masons Lions Wise County Chamber of Commerce (former president) Peoples Bank of Pound (executive vice president, former president) Breaks Interstate Park Association Clinch Valley College Advisory Committee (former president) Kentucky Colonels St. Mary's Hospital Advisory Committee Appalachian Regional Hospital Advisory Committee (former member)
  • Awards: Wise County, Outstanding Citizen (1966)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Former Mayor of Pound
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1952 County of Wise Democrat Currency and Commerce
Enrolled Bills
Executive Expenditures
Public Property
1954-1955 County of Wise Democrat Currency and Commerce
Enrolled Bills
Executive Expenditures
Public Property
1955 County of Wise Democrat Currency and Commerce
Enrolled Bills
Executive Expenditures
Public Property
1956 County of Wise Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
Executive Expenditures
Public Property
Roads and Internal Navigation
1958-1959 County of Wise Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
Executive Expenditures
Public Property
Roads and Internal Navigation
1959 County of Wise Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
Executive Expenditures
Public Property
Roads and Internal Navigation
1960 County of Wise; City of Norton Democrat Executive Expenditures (Chair)
Counties Cities and Towns
Public Property
Roads and Internal Navigation
1962-1963 County of Wise; City of Norton 73 Democrat Executive Expenditures (Chair)
Counties Cities and Towns
Public Property
Roads and Internal Navigation
1963 County of Wise; City of Norton 73 Democrat Executive Expenditures (Chair)
Counties Cities and Towns
Public Property
Roads and Internal Navigation
1964-1965 Counties of Lee and Wise; City of Norton 41 Democrat Public Property (Chair)
Executive Expenditures Counties Cities and Towns Roads and Internal Navigation
1965 Counties of Lee and Wise; City of Norton 41 Democrat Public Property (Chair)
Counties Cities and Towns
Executive Expenditures
Roads and Internal Navigation
1966 Counties of Lee, Wise; City of Norton 41 Democrat Public Property (Chair)
Counties Cities and Towns Roads and Internal Navigation Mining and Mineral Resources
1968-1969 Counties of Lee and Wise; City of Norton 41 Democrat Public Property (Chair)
Counties Cities and Towns
Mining and Mineral Resources
Roads and Internal Navigation
1969 Counties of Lee and Wise; City of Norton 41 Democrat Public Property (Chair)
Counties Cities and Towns
Mining and Mineral Resources
Roads and Internal Navigation
1970-1971 Counties of Lee and Wise; City of Norton 41 Democrat Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Mining and Mineral Resources
Roads and Internal Navigation
1972-1973 Counties of Dickenson, Lee, Scott (part), and Wise; City of Norton 1 Democrat Counties Cities and Towns (Chair)
Appropriations
Mining and Mineral Resources
Roads and Internal Navigation
1974-1975 Counties of Dickenson, Lee, Scott, and Wise; City of Norton 1 Democrat Counties Cities and Towns (Chair)
Appropriations
Mining and Mineral Resources
Roads and Internal Navigation
1976-1977 Counties of Dickenson, Lee, Scott, and Wise; City of Norton 1 Democrat Counties Cities and Towns (Chair)
Appropriations
Mining and Mineral Resources
Roads and Internal Navigation
1978 Counties of Dickenson, Lee, Scott, and Wise; City of Norton 1 Democrat Roads and Internal Navigation (Chair)
Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Mining and Mineral Resources
1979 Counties of Dickenson, Lee, Scott, and Wise; City of Norton 1 Democrat Roads and Internal Navigation (Chair)
Appropriations
Counties Cities and Towns
Mining and Mineral Resources
1980 Counties of Dickenson, Lee, Scott, and Wise; City of Norton 1 Democrat Roads and Internal Navigation (Chair)
Appropriations
Mining and Mineral Resources
Rules
1981 Counties of Dickenson, Lee, Scott, and Wise; City of Norton 1 Democrat Roads and Internal Navigation (Chair)
Appropriations
Mining and Mineral Resources
Rules
1982 Counties of Dickenson, Lee, Scott, and Wise; City of Norton 1 Democrat Roads and Internal Navigation (Chair)
Appropriations
Mining and Mineral Resources
Rules

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