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Howard Morgan Griffith

Howard Morgan Griffith is an American politician and lawyer.

Career

  • Howard Morgan Griffith (born March 15, 1958) is the U.S. Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district takes in a large swath of southwestern Virginia, including the New River Valley.

    He was the majority leader of the Virginia House of Delegates and represented the 8th District, serving from 1994 until 2011. The district included all of Salem, Virginia and parts of Roanoke County.

    Griffith first became seriously involved in politics in 1986, when he was chosen as the chairman of the Salem Republican Party. He held that position from 1986 to 1988 and from 1991 to 1994.

    In 1994 Griffith was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He served as the Vice-Chairman of the Rules Committee in the House of Delegates. He served on the Courts of Justice Committee, and was the chairman of its Criminal Law Subcommittee. He also served on the Commerce and Labor and the Militia, Police, and Public Safety Committees. He was elected House Majority Leader in 2000 and was the first Republican to hold that position in Virginia's history

Religion

Denomination: African Gospel

Membership

  • Salem/Roanoke County Bar Association (president 1995?Co96)

  • Virginia Bar Association

  • Lions (board directors 1988?Co90)

Connections

  • father: A.
  • mother: Charlotte
Howard Griffith
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Born March 15, 1958
(age 58)
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  • 1964 - 1976
    Andrew Lewis High School
  • 1976 - 1980
    Emory & Henry College
  • 1980 - 1983
    Washington Lee University
  • 1983 - 1984
    Associate, Lutins & Shapiro
    Roanoke, Virginia, United States
  • 1984 - 1987
    private practice, Salem
  • 1987 - 1989
    partner, Griffith & Varney
  • 1989 - 2007
    private practice, Salem
  • 2000 - 2000
    member, District 8 Virginia House of Delegates
  • 2000 - 2000
    majority leader, District 8 Virginia House of Delegates
  • 2007
    partner, Roanoke/Salem office Albo & Oblon Limited Liability Partnership
  • 2007
    head, Roanoke/Salem office Albo & Oblon Limited Liability Partnership
  • 2011
    member, United States Congress from 9th Virginia District
    Washington, United States
  • 2011
    member, United States Congress from 9th Virginia District
    Washington, United States
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