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Harry Purkey

Harry "Bob" Purkey
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 82nd district
In office
January 1986 – January 2014
Preceded by William "Buster" O'Brien
Succeeded by Bill DeSteph
Personal details
Born ( 1934 -07-13) July 13, 1934
Parsons, West Virginia
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Sonja Helene Firing
Children Harry Jr., Charlotte, Gregory
Residence Virginia Beach, Virginia
Alma mater Old Dominion University
Occupation Stockbroker
Committees Finance (chair)
Commerce and Labor
Science and Technology
Religion Methodist
Military service
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1957–1962
Unit United States Army Reserve

Harry R. "Bob" Purkey (born July 13, 1934) is an American politician. Since 1986 he has been a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 82nd district in Virginia Beach.[1]

Purkey announced that he would not run for reelection in 2013.[2]


  1. ^ "Bio for Harry R. Purkey". Virginia House of Delegates. Retrieved 2013-05-22. 
  2. ^ Meola, Olympia (2013-04-07). "Another longtime delegate, Harry R. Purkey, is retiring". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Retrieved 2013-05-22. 

External links

  • "Bob Purkey". Virginia Public Access Project. 
  • "Delegate Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)". Richmond Sunlight. 
  • "Election Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. 
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