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Robert Edward Houck

R. Edward Houck, American state legislator. Member of Culpeper Chamber of C, Louisa County Chamber of C, Orange County Chamber of C, Fredericksburg Area Chamber of C, Virginia Association Secretary School Principal, Izaak Walton League, Ruritan (chancellor).


Houck, Robert Edward was born on September 11, 1950 in Marion, Virginia, United States. Son of George Todd and Dorothy Ruth (Hubble) Houck.


Bachelor of Science in Education, Concord College, Atnens, West Virginia, 1973;Master of Arts of Education, University of Virginia, 1975.


Virginia state senator District 17, since 1984. Member Education & Health Committee, Finance Committee, Gen.l Laws Committee, General Laws Committee. Director student service Fredericksburg City Public School System.

Board director Northern Va 4-H Education Ctr, University Va School Education Foundation. Member executive board Rappahannock Council Child Abuse Prevention. Member Rappahannock Council Against Sexual Assault, Rappahannock Council Domestic Violence, Model General Assembly Committee, Virginia Ymca, Executive Committee, Virginia High School League Inc.

Advisor Body, V-Quest.


Member National Legislation Conference, Southern Legislation Conference, Young Men’s Christian Association Model General Assembly Advisory Committee, Spotsylvania Democratic Committee, since 1973, University of Virginia School Education Foundation. Chairman rules committee Youth Superior vena cava syndrome Comn. Member Virginia Association Secretary School Prins.

(joint subcommittee studying school dropoutsand ways to promote self-esteem in youth and adults, joint subcommittee studying acts of crime and violence by students on school property, joint subcommittee studying Virginia Freedom of Information Act and Public Access Laws), Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa, Virginia Commision on Oil Spill Readiness, National Conference State Legislation (education committee), Ruritan (chancellor Spotsylvania club).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis.


Married Dana Kee Blankenship;children: Todd Tomlinson, Greta Beane.