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Ward L. Armstrong

Member From: 1992 - 2011

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  • Birth Date: 1956 Birth Place:Roanoke, VA
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Pamela Akers
  • Children: Courtney Lynn and Whitney Akers
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  • Education: John D. Bassett High School (1974) Duke University; NC (A.B.; 1977) T.C. Williams School of Law; University of Richmond (J.D.; 1980)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Pocahontas Bassett Baptist Church (board of deacons) Roanoke Chapter, National Railway Historical Society Martinsville/Henry County Bar Association (former president) Norfolk and Western Historical Society Virginia Museum of Transportation (board member) Martinsville/Henry County Chamber of Commerce Citizens Against Family Violence (former board member; of counsel) Collinsville Jaycees (honorary life member) Council on Virginia's Future New College Institute (board of directors) Drive to Work (board of directors)
  • Awards: A.L. Philpott Award for Leadership (1996)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1992 Counties of Franklin (part), Henry (part), and Pittsylvania (part); City of Martinsville 11 Democrat Agriculture
General Laws
Labor and Commerce
1993 Counties of Franklin (part), Henry (part), and Pittsylvania (part); City of Martinsville 11 Democrat Agriculture
General Laws
Labor and Commerce
1994 Counties of Franklin (part), Henry (part), and Pittsylvania (part); City of Martinsville 11 Democrat Agriculture
General Laws
Labor and Commerce
Privileges and Elections
1995 Counties of Franklin (part), Henry (part), and Pittsylvania (part); City of Martinsville 11 Democrat Agriculture
General Laws
Labor and Commerce
Privileges and Elections
1996 Counties of Franklin (part), Henry (part), and Pittsylvania (part); City of Martinsville 11 Democrat Agriculture
Courts of Justice
General Laws
Mining and Mineral Resources
Privileges and Elections
1997 Counties of Franklin (part), Henry (part), and Pittsylvania (part); City of Martinsville 11 Democrat Agriculture
Courts of Justice
General Laws
Mining and Mineral Resources
Privileges and Elections
1998 Counties of Franklin (part), Henry (part), and Pittsylvania (part); City of Martinsville 11 Democrat Agriculture
Courts of Justice
General Laws
Mining and Mineral Resources
Privileges and Elections
1999 Counties of Franklin (part), Henry (part), and Pittsylvania (part); City of Martinsville 11 Democrat Agriculture
Courts of Justice
General Laws
Mining and Mineral Resources
Privileges and Elections
2000 Counties of Franklin (part), Henry (part), and Pittsylvania (part); City of Martinsville 11 Democrat Agriculture
Courts of Justice
General Laws
2001 Counties of Franklin (part), Henry (part), and Pittsylvania (part); City of Martinsville 11 Democrat Agriculture
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General Laws
2002 Counties of Carroll (part), Henry (part), and Patrick; City of Martinsville (part) 10 Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
Courts of Justice
General Laws
2003 Counties of Carroll (part), Henry (part), and Patrick; City of Martinsville (part) 10 Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
Courts of Justice
General Laws
2004 Counties of Carroll (part), Henry (part), and Patrick; City of Martinsville (part) 10 Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
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General Laws
2005 Counties of Carroll (part), Henry (part), and Patrick; City of Martinsville (part) 10 Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
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General Laws
2006 Counties of Carroll (part), Henry (part), and Patrick; City of Martinsville (part) 10 Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
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General Laws
2007 Counties of Carroll (part), Henry (part), and Patrick; City of Martinsville (part) 10 Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
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General Laws
2008 Counties of Carroll (part), Henry (part), and Patrick; City of Martinsville (part) 10 Democrat Courts of Justice
Finance
Health Welfare and Institutions
Rules
2009 Counties of Carroll (part), Henry (part), and Patrick; City of Martinsville (part) 10 Democrat Courts of Justice
Finance
Health Welfare and Institutions
Rules
2010 Counties of Carroll (part), Henry (part), and Patrick; City of Martinsville (part) 10 Democrat Courts of Justice
Finance
Rules
2011 Counties of Carroll (part), Henry (part), and Patrick; City of Martinsville (part) 10 Democrat Minority Floor Leader Courts of Justice
Finance
Rules

*The information within this interactive and searchable application has been researched extensively by the House Clerk’s Office. As with any historical records of this age and breadth, there may be discrepancies and/or inconsistencies within records obtained from a variety of credible sources. Any feedback is encouraged at history@house.virginia.gov.

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