2005: Elected 70th Governor
Governor of Virginia;
1998–2001: Mayor of
with McCandlish Kaine, PC (now McCandlish Holton PC),
with Little, Parsley & Cluverius, PC, Richmond
1984: Moved to Richmond;
general practice with an emphasis
construction, civil rights, and administrative
Clerk to the Honorable R. Lanier Anderson, III, Macon,
GA (judge on the US Court of Appeals 11th Circuit);
1983: Harvard Law, cum
1979: University of
Missouri, bachelor’s in economics, summa cum
laude and Phi Beta Kappa;
Married to Judge Anne
Holton, daughter of former Governor
Holton (1970–1974); sons Nat, Woody, and daughter
Born Feb. 26, 1958, St.
Paul, Minnesota, raised outside Kansas City Missouri.
Worked as a young man in his father’s iron
working and welding shop. While in law school, took
year off to work as Christian Missionary in Honduras.