Edwina P. Dalton

Edwina Panzer "Eddy" Dalton (born June 12, 1936) is a former first lady of Virginia. After the death of her husband, John N. Dalton, she ran as a Republican for the Senate of Virginia, serving one term from 1988 to 1992. In 1989, she ran unsuccessfully against Don Beyer to be Lieutenant Governor of Virginia.[1]

Eddy Dalton
Senator Dalton 1988.jpg
Member of the Virginia Senate
from the 12th district
In office
January 13, 1988 – January 8, 1992
Preceded byBill Parkerson
Succeeded byWalter Stosch
First Lady of Virginia
In role
January 14, 1978 – January 16, 1982
GovernorJohn N. Dalton
Preceded byKatherine Godwin
Succeeded byLynda Bird Johnson Robb
Second Lady of Virginia
In role
January 12, 1974 – January 14, 1978
GovernorMills Godwin
Preceded byElizabeth McCarty Howell
Succeeded byLynda Bird Johnson Robb
Personal details
Edwina Jeanette Panzer

(1936-06-12) June 12, 1936 (age 84)
New York, New York, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)John Nichols Dalton
Alma materRadford University


  1. ^ R.H. Melton (19 February 1989). "EDWINA DALTON READY TO RUN AND STILL SMILING". Washington Post. Retrieved 8 March 2016.

External linksEdit

  • Edwina P. Dalton at The Virginia Elections and State Elected Officials Database Project, 1776-2007