Fred G. Pollard

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For the American football player and coach, see Fritz Pollard.

Frederick Gresham Pollard (May 7, 1918 – July 7, 2003) of Richmond, Virginia was a lawyer and politician. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates and was the 29th Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. [1]

Early life[edit]

Fred G. Pollard attended Richmond Public Schools and the Episcopal High School before enrolling at the University of Virginia. He graduated with a BA in 1940 and an LLB in 1942. During World War II, Pollard served in the United States Naval Reserve.

Fred had a brother, Robert Nelson Pollard, Jr. and a sister, Mary Butler (Polly) Pollard Buford.

He is buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.


Pollard represented parts of Henrico County and Richmond in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1950 to 1966, when he was elected Lieutenant Governor.

Political offices
Preceded by
Mills E. Godwin
Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
1966 – 1970
Succeeded by
J. Sargeant Reynolds