John Henry Powell

by | Feb 13, 2022

Born: March 22, 1908

Died: April 17, 1985

 

RURITAN INVOLVEMENT   

Ruritan National

  • National President – 1943
  • National Vice President – 1942
  • Ruritan National Foundation Trustees – He was one of the first Trustees elected after it was established in January 1968.

Holland Club

  • Served on Board of Directors

Chuckatuck Club

  • President
  • Joined in 1930

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of University of Richmond where he received his Law Degree

LEADERSHIP

Professional Experience

  • After practicing law for a short time in 1930 he was appointed Clerk of the Circuit court of Nansemond County, Virginia and thereafter was elected without opposition, serving until 1973 when her retired.

 

[Source:  The Ruritan Saga – A History of the First Fifty Years of Ruritan by Robert H. Bailey, Russell Burgess & H.M. (Kit) Shaver, Jr. © 1983]

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