Herbert Harvell BATEMAN, Congress, VA (1928-2000)


BATEMAN, Herbert Harvell, a Representative from Virginia; born in Perquimans County, N.C., August 7, 1928; attended public schools of Virginia; graduated, Newport News High School, Newport News, Va., 1945; B.A., College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., 1949; LL.B., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1956; served, United States Air Force, 1951-1953; teacher; admitted to the Virginia bar, 1956; law clerk, United States Circuit Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 1956-1957; partner, private law practice; member, Virginia senate, 1968-1983; delegate, Virginia State Republican conventions, 1976-1982; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-eighth and to the eight succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1983, until his death in Leesburg, Va., on September 11, 2000.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present