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Phil Kellam

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Phil Kellam

Phillip Kellam (born 1956) is a politician from a well known political family in Virginia Beach. He has served as the Commissioner of the Revenue for Virginia Beach for 12 years, and ran for Congress in Virginia's 2nd congressional district.

Family life

He graduated from Elon College and has two sons.

Kellam comes from a well known political family in Southeast Virginia. The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, is officially named the Lucius J. Kellam Jr. Bridge-Tunnel. Floyd E. Kellam High School is named after another relative. His uncle, Sidney Kellam, was the county's political leader for 40 years and engineered the merger of Virginia Beach and Princess Anne County.[1][2] His father, Richard B. Kellam was a federal judge for 29 years, after serving seven years on the Circuit Court in Virginia Beach.

Phil Kellam has been in public service since he was first elected Virginia Beach's Commissioner of the Revenue in 1997. He was re-elected in 2001, 2005, and 2009.

2006 Congressional Campaign

In 2005 Kellam filed to challenge incumbent Republican Rep. [1] However, Kellam lost to Drake by a 3 percent margin.


External links

  • Kellam 2006 Campaign Website
  • Kellam 2005 Campaign for Commissioner of Revenue
  • Virginia Beach City Hall, Office of the Commissioner of Revenue

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