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Virginia House of Delegates 2008
Delegate M. Kirkland Cox
Preferred Name: Kirk
Member Since 1990
R - 66th District
County of Chesterfield (part); City of Colonial Heights
Majority Whip



Personal Information
Born: Petersburg, VA, August 17, 1957
Gender: M
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Baptist
Education: Colonial Heights High School (1975)
James Madison University (B.S.; Political Science; B.S.; General Social Science; 1979)
Virginia Colleges and Universities:
James Madison University
Occupation/Profession: Teacher
Membership & Affiliation: Colonial Heights Baptist Church
Board of Veterans Services
Colonial Heights Historical Commission
House Leadership Team
Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission
State Water Commission
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Board of Trustees (treasurer and finance chairman)
Jamestown-Yorktown Steering Committee
Jamestown-Yorktown Educational Trust (board of directors)
Joint Subcommittee Studying the Level of Assistance to Localities Necessary for Developing Adequate K-12 School Infrastructure
University of Virginia Center for Governmental Studies (advisory board)
Spouse: Julia Claire Kirkendall
Children: Lane Kirkland, Carter Adkins, Blake Patterson, and Cameron Reagan
Awards: Governor's School for the Gifted, teaching honor
Colonial Heights Jaycees, Outstanding Young Citizen
Department of the Army, Commander's Award for Public Service
U.S. Selective Service Meritorious Service Award
The Family Foundation, Outstanding Legislator (1997, 2000)
Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Award (1998)
Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Legislator of the Year (2003)
Virginia National Guard Medal of Merit (2004)
American Legion, Distinguished Service (2005)
State VFW Support Award (2005, 2007)
Military Officers Association of America, Legislator of the Year (2006)
Joint Leadership Council Veterans Services Organizations Award (2006)
Virginia State Police Association, Legislator of the Year (2007)
Collaborations (Brain Injuries) Leadership Award (2007)
Virginia Assembly of Independent Baptists Commendation (2007)