Vince Callahan


Age: 82

influential Republican legislator who represented Fairfax County in the Virginia House of Delegates for 40 years and was a leading proponent of the interests of Northern Virginia in the state capitol whose long tenure in Richmond, Virginia spanned two vert different eras in the commonwealth's political history when he was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in 1967 and was one of only 14 Republicans among the 100 delegates, but who retired in 2008 by the time the Republicans were in the majority in Richmond and had been chairman of the Appropriations Committee for almost a decade becoming the first Republican in modern history to lead the powerful committee.

Cause of Death: West Nile virus

Born: October 30, 1931

Died: September 20, 2014

Arlington, Virginia