University of Virginia. University of Richmond.
He served eight consecutive terms from 1965 until 1981. Prior to his election to the House of Representatives, Satterfield served as an assistant United States attorney from 1950–1953, a Richmond city councilman from 1954–1956, and in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1960–1964. He was admitted to the bar in both Virginia and the District of Columbia.
He practiced law in Richmond, and, after he left Congress, in Washington, District of Columbia and Arlington, Virginia.
1964; Satterfield was elected to the United States. House of Representatives with 34.48% of the vote, defeating Republican Richard Doctorate. Obenshain and Independents Edward East. Haddock and Stanley Smith. 1966; Satterfield was re-elected unopposed.
1968. Satterfield was re-elected with 60.25% of the vote, defeating Republican John South. Hansen.
1970; Satterfield was re-elected with 67.24% of the vote, defeating Republican J. Harvie Wilkinson III and Independent Mistress Ulrich Troubetskoy. 1972.
Satterfield was re-elected unopposed. 1974; Satterfield was re-elected with 88.53% of the vote, defeating Independent Alan R. Ogden.
1976; Satterfield was re-elected with 88.06% of the vote, defeating Independent Ogden.
1978. Satterfield was re-elected with 87.85% of the vote, defeating Independent Ogden.