Barry (Barry) D. Knight (R-098)

State Representative Barry Knight

Barry (Barry) D. Knight (R-098)
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Capitol: 804.698.1098
FAX: 804.786.6310
District: 757.426.6387
Room 809 General Assembly Building 201 North Ninth Street
Richmond, VA 23219
1852 Mill Landing Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23457
Residence:Virginia Beach, VA

Committee Assignments


Birth Year- 1954 Place of Birth- Arlington, VA Gender- Male Race(s)- Caucasian Religion- Baptist Spouse- Paula Jane Whitehurst Children- K. Hunter, Kyle, and Forrest Membership & Affiliation- Oak Grove Baptist Church (Sunday school teacher, deacon) FACT Fund Advisory Commission Virginia Beach Planning Commission (former member, chairman) Virginia Dare Soil and Water Conservation District (board of directors) Virginia Beach Farm Bureau (vice president) Military Aviation Museum (board of directors) Southern States Cooperative-Chesapeake Association (former chairman) Virginia Pork Industry Board Back Bay/Pungo Civic League Women's league softball coach Little League baseball coach Education- Kempsville High School Occupation/Profession- Farmer Awards- Virginia FREE, No. 1 Pro Business Legislator American Farm Bureau, Virginia Young Farmer of the Year (1983) Virginia Beach Jaycees, Outstanding Young Farmer (1984) National Pork Producers Council, Pork All-American (1989) City of Virginia Beach, Outstanding Agriculture Operation (1994), Man of the Year in Agriculture (1998) Department of Conservation and Recreation, Clean Water Farm Award (1998), Grand Basin Clean Water Farm Award, Chowan River (1999) Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Champion of Free Enterprise (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), Chairman's Award (2017) Virginia Sheriffs' Association, Legislator of the Year (2016) Chesapeake Farmers, Outstanding Service Award (2017) Virginia Aviation Business Association, Advocacy Plaque of Appreciation (2018) Virginia League of Conservation Voters, Legislative Leadership Award (2018) Dr. James C. Wright Conservation Honorary Award (Virginia Beach Angler's Club) (2019) Free Enterprise Award (2019)

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2009    Next Election: 2025
Spouse: Paula Jane Whitehurst   DOB: 9/26/1954
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