John Lowry (R-Samuel Miller), candidate for Albemarle Board of Supervisors

Republican John Lowry is a candidate for the Samuel Miller District seat on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors.  Three of the six seats on the board will be determined in the November 7 election. Other candidates in this race include: Liz Palmer (D). 

Each candidate was interviewed by Charlottesville Tomorrow and asked 10 questions about their qualifications, priorities and important quality of life issues.  Included in the box at the right are links to the full transcript and audio recording of those interviews.

Bio: John Lowry has lived in Albemarle County for more than 40 years. He met and married the former Nancy Feil at the College of William & Mary. His 35 year career of managing investment securities included branch management, registered advisor status, teaching and sharing his industry connections with others. Besides his family and professional duties he volunteered for many community groups. As Chair or President of these groups he gained experience in team management and patient, orderly meetings. His local government knowledge is extensive. With this track record he feels prepared for election.

Education: BA 1969 College of William and Mary

Current Occupation: Currently retired . 

Previous political experience: Chair of Joint Airport Board, Chair of Economic Development Authority and Chair of Board of Equalization as well as an Election official (assistant Chief).

Age on Election Day: 70

Neighborhood: Resident of North Garden, Red Hill School Road

Hometown: Grew up in Williamsburg, VA

Family: Besides my wife, a Charlottesville native, we have three children and six grandchildren. My two

sons are Drs. – one a physician and one a college professor (PhD). My daughter is smartest of all– a Chapel Hill NC graduate.

Interests: I am a runner, boater, singer, bagpiper, golfer and I do what is requested of me around home.

Phone number : 434 296 4695




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