Whaleyville Borough

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Curtis R. Milteer, Sr.

Council Member Curtis R. Milteer, Sr. is a native of Suffolk, Virginia. He was elected to the Suffolk City Council from the Whaleyville Borough in May of 1980. In March of 1984, he was the recipient of the Jessie Rattley Politician Action Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Politics. He was also named 2005 Suffolk First Citizen by Suffolk Rotary Club. His term expires on December 31, 2020.


He was educated in the public schools of Suffolk, and is a graduate of East Suffolk High School. He completed further studies at the P.D. Pruden Vocational Technical Center, Tidewater Community College, and Norfolk State University. Council Member Milteer has also received a Doctor of Humanities from Norfolk Seminary and College.


As the first African-American in the history of the City of Suffolk to be elected to nine consecutive terms on City Council, Council Member Milteer served as Mayor and Vice Mayor. Council Member Milteer is a former member of the Planning Commission and Transportation District Commission and currently serves on City Council's Human Services Committee.

Community Involvement

Council Member Milteer is a member of St. Marks Episcopal Church, where he serves on the Board of Trustees and is a Vestry Member. He formally retired from Naval Air Rework Facility as a supervisor and is known as a man of dignity, integrity and tolerance.