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Phillip Puckett

Personal data
Date of birthAugust 10, 1947(age 68)
Place of birthRussell County, Virginia
Political partyDemocratic
SpouseJeanette Griffith
ResidenceRussell County, Virginia
Alma materUniversity of Tennessee
Virginia Tech
OccupationBanking
CommitteesAgriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources; Commerce and Labor; Privileges and Elections; Rules; Transportation
ReligionBaptist
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 's 38th district
Assumed office1998
Succeeded byIncumbent

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Phillip P. Puckett (born August 10, 1947, in Russell County, Virginia) is an American politician. A Democrat, he was elected to the Senate of Virginia in 1997. He the 38th district, made up of five counties and parts of four others in the southwestern part of the state.

In 2005, Puckett ran for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. He finished fourth and last in the Democratic primary, behind Leslie L. Byrne, Viola Baskerville and Chap Petersen.


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