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Ralph L. "Bill" Axselle Jr.

Member From: 1974 - 1989

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  • Birth Date: February 27, 1943 Birth Place:Richmond, VA
  • Death Date: January 24, 2019
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Education: University of North Carolina (B.A., Political Science) University of Richmond; T.C. Williams School of Law (LL.B.)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Second Baptist Church (chairman, board of deacons, 1978-81; 1983) Old Dominion Chapter, National Cystic Fibrosis Research Foundation (president, 1970-72) Richmond Jaycees (1968-79; state director, 1973) Spring Street (State Penitentiary) Jaycees Extension Committee (chairman) Virginia Jaycees (chairman, campaign for approval of 1970 State Constitutional Revision) Hunton Civic and Recreation Association (charter member and former vice president) Metropolitan Youth Football League (executive committee, 1974-76) Tuckahoe YMCA (board of directors, 1975-76) Omicron Delta Kappa McNeil Law Society Fair Taxes for Virginians (director, 1979-85) Governor's Regulatory Reform Advisory Board (chairman, 1982-85) Coalition on Government Competition With Business (1985-86) Governor's Commission on Efficiency in Government (chairman, 1986ó)
  • Additional Info: https://www.richmond.com/news/obituary/ralph-l-bill-axselle-jr-former-henrico-delegate-and-retired/article_0f17a873-5fda-55ce-a32e-4ee175a6ba5c.html
  • Awards: West End Jaycees, Outstanding Young Man of West End Henrico (1972) Virginia Jaycees, Outstanding State Director (1972-73)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1974-1975 County of Henrico 34 Democrat General Laws
Health Welfare and Institutions
1976-1977 County of Henrico 34 Democrat Courts of Justice
General Laws
1978 County of Henrico 34 Democrat Courts of Justice
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1979 County of Henrico 34 Democrat Courts of Justice
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1980 County of Henrico 34 Democrat Courts of Justice
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Nominations and Confirmations
1981 County of Henrico 34 Democrat Courts of Justice
General Laws
Nominations and Confirmations
1982 Counties of Hanover and Henrico 32 Democrat Claims
Courts of Justice
General Laws
1983 County of Henrico (part) 72 Democrat Claims
Courts of Justice
General Laws
1984 County of Henrico (part) 72 Democrat Claims
Courts of Justice
General Laws
1985 County of Henrico (part) 72 Democrat Claims
Courts of Justice
General Laws
1986 County of Henrico (part) 72 Democrat Claims
Conservation and Natural Resources
Courts of Justice
General Laws
1987 County of Henrico (part) 72 Democrat Claims
Conservation and Natural Resources
Courts of Justice
General Laws
1988 County of Henrico (part) 72 Democrat Claims
Conservation and Natural Resources
Courts of Justice
General Laws
1989 County of Henrico (part) 72 Democrat Courts of Justice General Laws Conservation and Natural Resources Claims

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