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Virginia House of Delegates
Session 1999
Moss, Thomas W. (Tom), Jr.
D - 88th District
District includes City of Norfolk (part)
Member from 1966-January 1, 2002

Speaker of the House

Committee AssignmentsLegislation
Rules (Chair)
Chief Patron
Personal Information
Born: Norfolk, VA, October 3, 1928
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Lutheran
Membership & Affiliation:
Lutheran Church
Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association
American Bar Association
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Scottish Rite, 32 Mason
Young Democratic Club of Norfolk (former president)
Virginia Tech Alumni Association, Tidewater Chapter (former president)
Virginia Tech Alumni Association (board of directors)
Sertoma Club of Norfolk
DePaul Hospital (lay advisory board)
Board of Tidewater Vocational Center (former member)
American Cancer Society (former crusade chairman)
Cystic Fibrosis Association, Virginia Chapter (board member)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (B.S.)
University of Richmond (LL.B.)

Virginia Colleges and Universities:
University of Richmond; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Military Service:
USA, 1st Lieutenant, Korean War
Virginia Association of Optometrists, Distinguished Service to Humanity (1983)
University of Richmond Class of 1956, Distinguished Service Alumni (1984)
Virginia Crime Prevention Association, leadership (1986)
Virginia State Sheriffs' Association, outstanding legislative service (1987)
Medical College of Hampton Roads, resolution for service (1988)
Louise W. Eggleston Center, distinguished service (1988)
Virginia Association of Locally Elected Constitutional Officers, Legislator of the Year (1989)
Education Association of Norfolk, special legislative award (1989)
National Conference of State Legislatures, leadership (1989)
Virginia Education Association, Friend of Education (1999)
House Leadership:
Majority Leader (1980-November 19, 1991)
Speaker (November 19, 1991-1999)