Tom Perriello

Thomas Stuart Price "Tom" Perriello ( born October 9, 1974 in Charlottesville, Virginia) is an American politician. Between 2009 and 2011 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Tom Perriello attended the public schools of his home. Then he studied until 2001 at Yale University, among others, Jura. He then worked as a consultant for the International Prosecutor accused, among other Liberian dictator Charles Taylor. He was often working abroad, including Africa and the Middle East. Politically, he joined the Democratic Party.

In the congressional elections of 2008, Perriello was in the fifth electoral district of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Virgil Goode on January 3, 2009. Since he has not been confirmed in 2010, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until January 3, 2011. There he was a member of the Committee on Transport and Infrastructure and Veterans Committee and five subcommittees.