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W. Griffith Purcell

Member From: 1950 - 1957

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  • Birth Date: July 14, 1912 Birth Place:Richmond, VA
  • Death Date: 04/01/1983
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Education: Benedictine High School University of Richmond (LL.B.)
  • Military Service: USA (World War II)
  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Catholic Church Elks American Legion Veterans of Foreign Wars Virginia Bar Association
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1950 City of Richmond Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
Manufactures and Mechanic Arts
Roads and Internal Navigation
Welfare
1952 City of Richmond Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
Manufactures and Mechanic Arts
Roads and Internal Navigation
Welfare
1954-1955 City of Richmond Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Counties Cities and Towns
Manufactures and Mechanic Arts
Welfare
1955 City of Richmond Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Counties Cities and Towns
Manufactures and Mechanic Arts
Welfare
1956 City of Richmond Democrat Counties Cities and Towns
Courts of Justice
Manufactures and Mechanic Arts
Welfare

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