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Virginia House of Delegates
Session 1991
Philpott, Albert Lee (A.L.)
D - 11th District
District includes
County of Henry (part); City of Martinsville (part)
Member from 1958-September 28, 1991

Speaker of the House

Committee AssignmentsLegislation
Rules (Chair)
Personal Information
Born: Philpott, Henry County, VA, July 29, 1919
Died: September 28, 91
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist
Membership & Affiliation:
Methodist Church
Delta Theta Phi (legal fraternity)
Omicron Delta Kappa (leadership fraternity)
Lambda Chi Alpha (social fraternity)
American Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association
Martinsville-Henry County Bar Association
Virginia State Bar
Benevolent Protective Order of Elks
Loyal Order of Moose
Knights of Pythias
Bassett Memorial Library (board of directors)
Blue Ridge Airport Authority
Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc.
Bassett American Legion Post 11 (former commander)
Bassett High School
University of Richmond (B.A., 1941)
University of Richmond School of Law (J.D., 1947)

Virginia Colleges and Universities:
University of Richmond
Military Service:
USAAF (World War II; USA Ordnance Department)
American Legion, Distinguished Service Award (1977)
University of Richmond, Alumni Distinguished Service Award (1977)
Virginia Cultural Laureate Award in field of statesmanship (1977)
University of Richmond, Honorary Doctor of Laws (1978)
Virginia Trial Lawyers, Distinguished Service Award (1979)
Virginia Exchange Clubs, Distinguished Virginian Award (1980)
Elected State/ Local Office:
Commonwealth's Attorney for Henry County (1952-1957)
House Leadership:
Majority Leader (1978-1979)
Speaker of the House (1980-1991)