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Thomas C Wright

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Preceded by  Frank Ruff
Residence  Victoria, Virginia
Children  Thomas III, Briggs

Spouse(s)  Frances Rose Abernathy
Political party  Republican
Name  Thomas Wright
Born  April 27, 1948 (age 67) Richmond, Virginia (1948 -04-27)
Alma mater  Old Dominion University

Thomas C. "Tommy" Wright, Jr. (born April 27, 1948) is an American politician. Since 2001 he has served in the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 61st district in the Southside Virginia counties of Amelia, Cumberland, Mecklenburg and Nottoway, plus part of Lunenburg County. He is a member of the Republican Party.


Wright has served on the House committees on Agriculture (2001), Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (2002–), Claims (2001), Conservation and Natural Resources (2001), Counties, Cities and Towns (2001), General Laws (2002–), Militia and Police (2001), and Militia, Police and Public Safety (2002–).

Early life, education

Wright was born in Richmond, Virginia. He graduated from Victoria High School in 1966, and received a B.A. degree in political science from Old Dominion University in 1970.

Electoral history

Wright was elected to the Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors in 1993 and 1997. He served as chairman 1995–1997.

State Senator Richard J. Holland died on April 16, 2000. He was succeeded in office by 61st district Delegate Frank Ruff, who won a special election on November 7, 2000. Wright received the Republican nomination to replace Ruff, and won the seat in another special election on December 19.


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