Representative Thomas Southworth (D)

Strafford - District 20


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Home Address

56 Durham Road, Unit 26
Dover, NH  03820-4471
Thomas.Southworth@leg.state.nh.us
603.742.0556
Seat #: 5029

Additional Information

House Committee Information
Committee Name: Ways and Means
Position:  Member
Committee Phone:  603-271-3529
Committee Function:
It shall be the duty of the Committee on Ways and Means to examine and consider the state of the treasury; to consider and report on all bills and resolutions relating to raising money by a state tax and the apportionment of same; matters relating to taxes and fees on tobacco; all dedicated funds except for the highway and turnpike funds; state fees, and all methods of raising revenue for the state; and such other matters as may be referred to it. The Committee on Ways and Means shall report to the House in the form of a resolution its estimates of state revenues on a periodic basis.

Personal Biography
4th term in the NH House
Represents Dover Wards 3, 4
Rep. Southworth grew up in Norwich, Vt. He is a lifelong educator who attended Norwich Elementary School and Hanover High School. He enjoyed learning and had many favorite teachers. He has education degrees from three New Hampshire colleges: Dartmouth (BA), Keene State (MEd) and UNH (CAGS). He has worked in education for 41 years as a reading teacher, school counselor, and administrator.
Local Government Involvement
He is currently a selectman for Ward 4 in Dover, and has been a board member of the non-profit Dover Children’s Center for many years. Recently, he was on the Future Visions committee to plan for the needs of Dover High School.