|Name||Virgil H. Goode, Jr.|
|Address||90 East Church Street |
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151, United States
|| October 17, 1946
Jun 27, 2020 10:28pm
Conservative - Anti Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Anti-Affirmative Action - Anti-Civil Unions - Anti-Gay Marriage - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Government Reform - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro- gun - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Life - Pro-Missile Defense - Protectionist - Married - Baptist -
|Info||Virgil H. Goode, Jr. is a life-long resident of Franklin County. He is married to the former Lucy D. Dodson and has a daughter named Catherine. They currently reside in Rocky Mount, Virginia. |
Congressman Goode completed his undergraduate studies in 1969, attaining a B.A. from the University of Richmond. While at Richmond, he was named to both Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa. Following his graduation from Richmond, Congressman Goode attended the University of Virginia School of Law, where he received a J.D. in 1973. During that time, he was selected for the Virginia Law Review.
In 1973, at age 27, Congressman Goode was elected to the Virginia Senate. He served as the 20th District Senator in the Virginia General Assembly until 1996. In November of that year, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives as the Congressman from the Fifth District of Virginia. He was sworn in to the 105th Congress on January 7th, 1997.
Congressman Goode now splits his time between serving in Washington and being in the Fifth District. In the Congress, he serves on the Appropriations Committee and the Subcommittees of VA/HUD, Agriculture, and Military Construction.