Virginia Foxx

Born:June 29, 1943 (age 80)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2005-present
North Carolina Senate, 1994-2004
Education:Bachelor's, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Master's and Ph.D., University of North Carolina in Greensboro

Virginia Foxx assumed office in January 2005, representing North Carolina's 5th District in the United States House of Representatives.

Foxx was born June 29, 1943, in Bronx, New York. She received her bachelor's degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her master's and doctoral degrees at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. Foxx served as a research assistant at UNC and as an English professor and in university administration at Appalachian State University. From 1987 to 1994, she served as Mayland Community College president. She then served in the North Carolina Senate from 1994 to 2004.

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