Edward H. Bain, Jr.

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Edward H. Bain, Jr.
Edward Bain

Term Start 2005

Electoral District Samuel Miller
Term Start 1987
Term End 1993
Preceded by Gerald E. Fisher
Succeeded by Sally Thomas

Term Start 1986
Term End 1987

Biographical Information

Date of birth November 15, 1940
Alma mater B.A. Belmont Abbey; J.D. UVa
Profession attorney

Edward H. "Ed" Bain, Jr. (November 15, 1940, Crozet) is an attorney and member of the firm Boyle Bain Reback & Slayton[1]. Bain is the Charlottesville Commissioner of Accounts, and a former Supervisor and School Board member for Albemarle County's Samuel Miller Magisterial District.


Bain is a graduate of Belmont Abbey College and received a B.A. in history in 1962. He got his law degree in 1971 from the University of Virginia[2][1].

Bain was appointed to represent the Samuel Miller District on the county school board in early 1986. [3] He would serve as chairman for a total of almost 12 years, the longest tenure since 1943. [citation needed]

He was elected to the Board of Supervisors in 1987, and served until 1994. He was appointed Commissioner of Accounts for Charlottesville in 2005[2][1].

His father, Edward H. Bain, was appointed to the Board of Supervisors in 1952 to fill a vacancy. [4]

Election history

1993 election

Bain dropped out of the race for re-election to the Board of Supervisors in the summer of 1993[5].

1989 election

Bain was the only candidate on the ballot in the November 7, 1989 general election. [6]


Bain has served on the board of the Association for Conservation Real Estate and the advisory council of the Legal Aid Justice Center [2].

Bain has also served on the Thomas Jefferson Area Coalition for the Homeless[7].


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Web. About Boyle Bain Reback & Slayton, Boyle Bain Reback & Slayton, retrieved 4 Dec 2009.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Web. Board of Directors: Ed Bain, Association for Conservation Real Estate, retrieved 4 Dec 2009.
  3. Print: Supervisors Name 3 to School Board, Kathy Hoke, Daily Progress, Worrell Newspaper group January 4, 1986, Page B1.
  4. Web. Supervisors Clarify Scale For Putting Tax Value on Livestock, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, January 29, 1952, retrieved January 28, 2017 from University of Virginia Library.
  5. Web. The write stuff: Can write-in votes resurrect Meredith Richards?, Fishbowl, Cville Weekly, retrieved 4 Dec 2009.
  6. Web. Election Results for Albemarle County, November 7, 1989, retrieved June 5, 2020.
  7. Web. TJACH Board Members Appointed, eNews, Fall 2008 • Issue 4, TJPDC, retrieved 4 Dec 2009.