|Member of the Virginia Senate|
from the 7th district
January 9, 2001 – May 8, 2019
|Preceded by||Ed Schrock|
|Succeeded by||Jen Kiggans|
|Member of the Virginia House of Delegates|
from the 21st district
January 8, 1992 – January 9, 2001
|Preceded by||Charles R. Hawkins|
|Succeeded by||John Welch|
|Born||July 18, 1955|
Ruislip, England, UK
|Alma mater||United States Naval Academy (BS)|
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1973–1982|
Frank W. Wagner (born July 18, 1955) is an American politician. A Republican, he served in the Virginia House of Delegates 1992–2001, and was elected to the Senate of Virginia in a special election on December 19, 2000. He represented the 7th district in Virginia Beach and Norfolk from 2001 until 2019. He was a member of the Commerce and Labor, General Laws and Technology, Rehabilitation and Social Services, and Transportation committees.
Wagner was born at a United States Air Force base in England. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1977, with a B.S. degree in Ocean Engineering. He served in the United States Navy as a diving and salvage officer and an engineering duty officer, then went into the boat building and repair business. He is currently[update] the co-owner/vice president of Davis Boatworks.
His focus and expertise is on energy policy.
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