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John Watkins' Biography
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John Chewning Watkins
Wife: Kathryn; 3 Children: John, Robert, Thomas
BS, Agriculture/Horticulture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1969
Member, Board of Directors, Republican Leadership Network
Member, Chesterfield County Republican Committee
Member, "Focus on the Future" Steering Committee, Richmond Metro Chamber of Commerce
Senator, Commonwealth of Virginia Senate, 1998-2016
Delegate, Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates, 1982-1998
Chesterfield County Board of Zoning Appeals, 1976-1981
Member, Richmond Regional Planning District Committee Solid Waste Task Force
Manager, Watkins Lands, Limited Liability Company
President, Watkins Nurseries, Incorporated, 1972-2008
Served, United States Army, 1969-1971
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Board of Directors, TransCommunity Bankshares, 2001-present
Chair, Board of Directors, Bank of Powhatan, 1999-present
Member, Board of Directors, CJW Medical Center, 1993-present
Legislative Chair, Southern Nursery Association, 1986-present
Member, Virginia Tech Alumni Board, 1980-present
Member, Allen Administration Team
Member, American Legion Post #186
Member, American Red Cross
Member, Board of Directors, Essex Bank, present
Member, Chesterfield Business Council
Member, Chesterfield Historical Society
Member, Christ the King Lutheran Church
Member, Greater Richmond Chamber Foundation
Member, Midlothian Friends of the Library
Member, Midlothian Rotary Club
Member, Virginia Institute of Government Advisory Board
Board Member/President, Southern Nursery Association, 1996-1997
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