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David Edward Satterfield III
Member of the United States House of Representatives
In office
January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1981
Preceded by J. Vaughan Gary
Succeeded by Thomas J. Bliley, Jr.
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates

In office
1960 – 1964
Personal details
Born (1920-12-02)December 2, 1920
Richmond, Virginia
Died September 30, 1988(1988-09-30) (aged 67)
Richmond, Virginia
Political party Democratic
Profession lawyer
Religion Episcopalian[1]

David Edward Satterfield III (December 2, 1920 – September 30, 1988) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia's 3rd congressional district. He served eight consecutive terms from 1965 until 1981. His father, Dave E. Satterfield, Jr., served in the House of Representatives from 1937–1945.

Biography

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, D.C. and Arlington, Virginia.

Electoral History

1964

Satterfield was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives with 34.48% of the vote, defeating Republican Richard D. Obenshain and Independents Edward E. Haddock and Stanley Smith.

1966

Satterfield was re-elected unopposed.

1968

Satterfield was re-elected with 60.25% of the vote, defeating Republican John S. Hansen.

1970

Satterfield was re-elected with 67.24% of the vote, defeating Republican J. Harvie Wilkinson and Independent Mrs. 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.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
J. Vaughan Gary
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 3rd congressional district

1965–1981
Succeeded by
Thomas J. Bliley, Jr.

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