Norman Sisisky

Norman Sisisky ( born June 9, 1927 in Baltimore, Maryland, † March 29, 2001 in Richmond, Virginia ) was an American politician. Between 1983 and 2001 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Norman Sisisky was born in Baltimore and grew up in Richmond. In 1944 he graduated from the local John Marshall High School. Between 1945 and 1946 he served in the U.S. Navy. He then continued his education until 1949 continued with studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. In the following years he worked as a private businessman. He founded a bottling company, which was later taken over by Pepsi -Cola in Virginia. At the same time suggested Sisisky as a member of the Democratic Party a political career one. Between 1974 and 1982 he was a member of the House of Representatives from Virginia.

In the congressional elections of 1982 Sisisky was in the fourth electoral district of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded Robert Daniel took on 3 January 1983 he had beaten in the election. After nine elections he could remain until his death on 29 March 2001 in Congress. He was at times a member of the Intelligence Committee, and worked in that capacity closely with the CIA. Sisisky died of cancer. Following a special election his mandate fell by the Republican Randy Forbes.