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Robert E. Gibson

Member From: 1962 - 1973

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  • Birth Date: May 15, 1918 Birth Place:Norfolk, VA
  • Death Date: 09/30/2001
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Education: South Norfolk High School Hampden-Sydney College University of Richmond (LL.B., J.D.)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Christian Church (Rosemont) Virginia Bar Association Chesapeake Bar Association Former Assistant Trial Justice, South Norfolk (1947) Town Attorney of Portlock (1948-50) City Attorney, South Norfolk (1951-56) South Norfolk Redevelopment Housing Authority of Chesapeake (attorney) Chesapeake Better Business Club Delta Theta Phi South Norfolk Junior Chamber of Commerce (former president) The Harbor Club
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Commonwealth's Attorney, South Norfolk (1954-61)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1962-1963 County of Norfolk; City of South Norfolk 50 Democrat Currency and Commerce
Finance
Immigration
Officers and Offices at the Capitol
1963 County of Norfolk; City of South Norfolk 50 Democrat Currency and Commerce
Finance
Immigration
Officers and Offices at the Capitol
1964-1965 City of Chesapeake 49 Democrat Currency and Commerce
Finance
General Laws
Immigration
Officers and Offices at the Capitol
1965 City of Chesapeake 49 Democrat Currency and Commerce
Finance
General Laws
Immigration
Officers and Offices at the Capitol
1966 City of Chesapeake 1 Democrat Officers and Offices at the Capitol (Chair)
Currency and Commerce
Finance
General Laws
1968-1969 City of Chesapeake 1 Democrat Officers and Offices at the Capitol (Chair)
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Insurance and Banking
Welfare
1969 City of Chesapeake 1 Democrat Officers and Offices at the Capitol (Chair)
Currency and Commerce
Finance
Insurance and Banking
Welfare
1970-1971 City of Chesapeake 1 Democrat Corporations Insurance and Banking
Finance
Health Welfare and Institutions
1972-1973 Cities of Portsmouth and Chesapeake (part) 38 Democrat Corporations Insurance and Banking
Education
Finance
Health Welfare and Institutions

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