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McKinley L. Price

Mayor of Newport News, Virginia
Assumed office
July 1, 2010
Preceded by Joe Frank
Personal details
McKinley Lenard Price

(1949-03-10) March 10, 1949 (age 70)
Newport News, Virginia, U.S.
Political party Independent
Spouse(s)Valerie Lynn Scott
ChildrenMcKinley II
Alma mater Hampton Institute ( B.A.)
Howard University ( D.D.S.) [1]
OccupationDentist, soldier, politician
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service  United States Army
Years of service1972
Rank US Army O2 shoulderboard rotated.svg First lieutenant [1]

McKinley Lenard Price (born March 10, 1949) is an American politician and dentist, currently serving as the mayor of the city of Newport News, Virginia. An independent, Price's current term expires on June 30, 2022. [1]


Price graduated from Collis P. Huntington High School in 1967 and Hampton Institute in 1971 before serving in the United States Army as a commissioned officer. He was honorably discharged as a first lieutenant in 1972. [1] Price attended Howard University College of Dentistry, after which he performed a general anesthesia residency at Providence Hospital in Baltimore.

Personal life

Price is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. Price is married to Valerie Scott Price, a retired teacher of thirty years who worked with the Newport News Public School System. Together, they have two children. [1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c d e "Mayor McKinley L. Price, DDS - City of Newport News". City of Newport News. City of Newport News. Retrieved November 14, 2014.