Allie Edward Stakes Stephens

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Allie Edward Stakes Stephens
27th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
In office
December 2, 1952 – January 13, 1962
Governor John S. Battle
Thomas B. Stanley
James L. Almond, Jr.
Preceded by Lewis Preston Collins II
Succeeded by Mills E. Godwin, Jr.
Member of the Virginia Senate
from the 5th district
In office
January 14, 1942 – December 2, 1952
Preceded by Edward E. Holland
Succeeded by Mills E. Godwin, Jr.
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates from Isle of Wight County
In office
January 8, 1930 – January 14, 1942
Preceded by D. W. Chapman
Succeeded by Ernest H. Williams, Jr.
Personal details
Born Allie Edward Stakes Stephens
(1900-11-04)November 4, 1900
Northumberland, Virginia, U.S.
Died June 9, 1973(1973-06-09) (aged 72)
Newport News, Virginia, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Anna Spratley Delk
Alma mater College of William & Mary
Profession Attorney
Religion Episcopalian

Allie Edward Stakes Stephens,[1] usually known as A. E. S. Stephens (November 4, 1900 – June 9, 1973), was a Democrat who served as the 27th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia from 1952 to 1962.

Stephens, from Isle of Wight County, Virginia, was elected lieutenant governor on November 4, 1952, to fill the unexpired term of Lewis Preston Collins II, who had died in office. He took office on December 2, 1952, and served until January 13, 1962. He previously represented district 5 in the state senate, then composed of Nansemond, Suffolk, Southampton, and Isle of Wight.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Lewis Preston Collins II
Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
Succeeded by
Mills E. Godwin, Jr.