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Shelton Hardaway Short Jr.

Member From: 1946 - 1947

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  • Birth Date: February 14, 1898 Birth Place:Lawrenceville, Virginia
  • Death Date: August 13, 1974
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Mary Susan Raney
  • Children: Shelton and Ophelia
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Education: Lawrenceville High School Randolph-Macon College (B.A., 1919) Johns Hopkins University, MD
  • Military Service: World Wars I & II (2nd Lieutenant, Infantry, 1918; 1st Lieutenant, Virginia National Guard, 1924-5; Major, Virginia State Guard (1941-42); Captain, USMC, 1942-4)
  • Occupation/Profession: Automobile dealer, lumber manufacturer, and farmer
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Methodist Church American Legion (former Commander) Commonwealth Club Masons Kappa Alpha Chamber of Commerce Virginia Historical Association Society of the Cincinnati Sons of American Revolution Democratic County Committee Mecklenburg County School Board State Democratic Convention, Delegate (Norfolk, 1936; Roanoke, 1940) National Democratic Convention, Delegate (Chicago, 1940) Peoples Bank and Trust Company (director)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Chase City Town Council
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1946-1947 County of Mecklenburg Democrat Appropriations
Currency and Commerce
1947 County of Mecklenburg Democrat Appropriations
Currency and Commerce

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