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Robert Woods Spessard

Member From: 1966 - 1967

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  • Birth Date: December 11, 1915 Birth Place:Roanoke, Virginia
  • Death Date: July 29, 1989
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Esther Brame Proffit (m. 1943)
  • Children: Robert Jr., Eliza, and John
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Education: Roanoke City Public Schools Jefferson Senior High School Washington and Lee University (LL.B.)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Salem Presbyterian Church Men's Work with Montgomery Presbyterian Roanoke Country Club
  • Additional Info Links: Virginia Sports Hall of Fame Biography Entry
  • Awards: The National Secretaries Association (International), Roanoke Chapter, Chosen Boss of the Year (1964)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1966 County of Roanoke; City of Roanoke 17 Democrat Enrolled Bills
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