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Robert Cortez "Bobby" Scott

Member From: 1978 - January 11, 1983

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  • Birth Date: 1947 Birth Place:Washington, DC
  • Gender: Male Race: African American
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  • Education: Harvard College, MA (B.A.) Boston College Law School, MA (J.D.)
  • Military Service: Massachusetts Army National Guard (1970-73) USAR (JAG Corps, 1973-76)
  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Episcopal Church Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. NAACP Peninsula Legal Aid Center, Inc. (president) First Congressional District Democratic Committee (chairman, 1980ó) Young Professionals of Tidewater
  • Awards: Jaycees, Outstanding Young Leader (1976)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Senate of Virginia (January 11, 1983 - 1993)
    U.S. House of Representatives (January 1993 - present)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1978 City of Newport News 49 Democrat Claims
Health Welfare and Institutions
1979 City of Newport News 49 Democrat Claims
Health Welfare and Institutions
1980 City of Newport News 49 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Claims
Health Welfare and Institutions
Roads and Internal Navigation
1981 City of Newport News 49 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
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Health Welfare and Institutions
Roads and Internal Navigation
1982 City of Newport News 48 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
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Health Welfare and Institutions
Roads and Internal Navigation

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