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Representative Tom Davis to Speak at May 2006 Graduation

Representative Tom Davis to Speak at May 2006 Graduation

By Jessica Schweer, Docket Editor 

Rep. Tom Davis, the Congressman for the 11th Congressional District of Virginia, which spans most of Fairfax and Prince William Counties, has agreed to serve as this year's graduation speaker. Davis, a Republican who was initially elected to Congress in 1994, currently chairs the United States House of Representatives Government Reform Committee. Davis also serves on the Homeland Security Committee.

Davis was born in North Dakota, but moved with his family to Fairfax County, Virginia at a young age. He served as a United States Senate Page for four years and graduated as President of his class at the U.S. Capitol Page School. Davis received a B.A. in Political Science, with honors, from Amherst College in 1971 and graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1975. Davis also attended Officer Candidate School and served on active duty in the Army. He also spent several years in the U.S. Army Reserves.