The People, Places, and the History of The Northern Neck of VA

APFK Season 2
Episode 1: Thomas DePriest part 1

Thomas DePriest was a former teacher of English in the Northumberland County public school system, and a retired lawyer for The Department of Energy with 43 years of experience. He is a current member of the District of Columbia Bar Association.

He attended Duke University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree (English), and then graduated from law school from the University of Virginia, with a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree.

Show Notes

  • 04:38 "I looked around...I could spend the rest of my life here."
  • 09:11 "...I got up in the morning in Connecticut, got in my car to drive to the Northern Neck."
  • 13:04 "I explored Richmond several times a month, usually on Saturdays, sometimes Sundays."
  • 27:06 "You can't write about nothing."


  1. Lei Charlton says:

    Such memories!!!
    Excellent !!!
    Mr. DePriest was my advisor for my Salutatorian speech.
    The gist of his feedback was that my thoughts were innovative .
    Later,I wrote about Alvin Toffler’s Future Shock while I was a student at Spelman College in the ‘70s.
    Can’t wait part 2!!!

    1. Sprite says:

      Mr. DePriest, by all accounts, was a wonderful teacher. So glad you enjoyed it! I will pass your comments to Tom.

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