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Encyclopedia > Gerald L. Baliles

Gerald L. Baliles (born 1940) was the Governor of Virginia from 1986 to 1990. Before serving as governor, he was an attorney in Richmond, Virginia, a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, and Attorney General of Virginia. As governor he increased revenue for transportation, built more prisons, and appointed the first woman to the Supreme Court of Virginia. 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... This is a list of Governors of Virginia since Virginia became a U.S. state following the American Revolutionary War. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States of America. ... The Virginia House of Delegates is the lower house of the Virginia General Assembly. ... The Attorney General of Virginia is an executive office in the Government of Virginia. ... The Supreme Court of Virginia is one of the oldest continuous judicial bodies in the United States. ...


He and his family continued to be influential in the politics of Virginia for decades. He could not run for reelection, as Virginia governors are limited to a single term in office. He is a Democrat. State nickname: Old Dominion Official languages English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) Tim Kaine (D-Governor Elect) Senators John Warner (R) George Allen (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 7. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ...

Preceded by:
Charles "Chuck" Robb
Governor of Virginia
1986-1990
Succeeded by:
Douglas Wilder

 
 

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