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Representative David Sharpe

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1209 Meehan Rd., Bristol, VT 05443
DAVE SHARPE of Bristol, Addison County, was born in Detroit, Michigan, to a Baptist minister and his wife. He moved with his family to Erie, Pennsylvania, where he spent most of his childhood. The family moved to Youngstown, Ohio, in 1963 where he met his future wife, Pat. Upon graduation from Kalamazoo College with a BA in chemistry, Dave joined VISTA and served in Vermont as the building coordinator for the Addison County self-help housing project. He and his wife fell in love with the State, purchased land, and built their own home with the help of friends. Dave and Pat have two sons. They both graduated from Mount Abraham High School in Bristol and the University of Vermont. The Sharpes owned and operated Hill Automotive for 18 years before Dave shifted gears in 1991 to teach Automotive Technology at the regional technical center in Middlebury and subsequently at the Center for Technology in Essex Junction. Dave also enjoyed coaching basketball at Middlebury Union High School. During his 46 years in Bristol, Dave started the 5-town men's basketball league and represented the community on the regional solid waste district. He is a former member and chair of the local planning commission and the Bristol Selectboard. Dave remains an active member of the community as a member of the Bristol Historical Society and the Bristol Recreation Club.

Roll Call Votes by Representative Sharpe

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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