John Conover

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John Conover (D)

Electoral District At-large
Term Start 1980
Term End 1984
Preceded by Ed Gatewood (R)
Succeeded by Lindsay Barnes (R)

Electoral District At-large

Biographical Information

John Conover
John Conover addressing City Council on April 21, 2008
John Conover


Biographical Information

John Conover (1945-2020) was a member of the Charlottesville City Council (1980-1984) and founder of the Rivanna Trails Foundation[1].

Conover was an active member of the Charlottesville community; after attending the University of Virginia in the early 1970s and serving on City Council in the 1980s, he would later serve on the Live Arts Board of Directors[2], as staff attorney for the Legal Aid Justice Center's Civil Advocacy Program, and as an elected member of the Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District, representing Charlottesville. He was also named a Charlottesville Bridge Builder in 2002, a high honor given to those who work to bring people together.

Conover was married to Virginia Daugherty, who also served on Charlottesville City Council from 1992-2000.

Committee service

Meadowcreek Parkway Interchange steering committee

References

  1. Web. Friends, colleagues say former City Council member, activist Conover will be missed, Bryan McKenzie, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, Oct 6, 2020, retrieved Oct 6, 2020.
  2. "Board Staff Contact." Live Arts Charlottesville. Web. 22 Dec. 2009. <http://livearts.org/?pg=board_staff_contact>.