Aston Donald McEachin was a Representative from Virginia. Born in Nuremberg, Germany in 1961, he earned his B.S. from American University in 1982, his J.D. from the University of Virginia in 1986, and his M.Div. from Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University in 2008. He worked as a private practice lawyer, was a member of the Virginia state house of delegates from 1996-2002 and 2006-2008, and a member of the Virginia state senate from 2008-2016. He was elected as a Democrat to the 115th Congress and served until his death (January 3, 2017-November 28, 2022).