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Statement from Supervisor Margaret Angela Franklin Honoring the Memory of Dr. George Hampton

Dr. George Hampton was a “a living legend” and a community role model. He was a towering figure in Prince William County who has had a profound impact on those of us who knew and admired him. But his impact and legacy of commitment, honor, and excellence will resound across generations. His memory is one that I will cherish and honor as I continue to serve the residents of Woodbridge.

Following a successful 20-year career as an officer in the United States Army, Dr. Hampton served Prince William County for over 50 years, as an educator, government official, and philanthropist.

I vividly recall the sense of community pride when Prince William County Schools named a middle school in in his honor, to recognize his service and commitment. We must now cement Dr. Hampton’s legacy through the work we do all across Prince William County.

List of Accomplishments:

  • Political advisor to the Prince William Branch of the NAACP.

  • Member of the Virginia Parole Board as an appointee of Gov. Charles Robb and Gov. Gerald Baliles.

  • Chairman and CEO of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board as an appointee of Gov. L. Douglas Wilder.

  • Member of the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Citizens Advisory Council.

  • Member of the State Board of Elections as an appointee of Gov. George Allen.

  • Member of the Northern Virginia Community College Board of Directors.

  • Member of the Virginia State University the Board of Visitors as an appointee of Gov. Mark Warner.

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