Tennessee House Representative

District 42 - Putnam County

House Member Picture

District Address
310A East Broad
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone (931) 526-2223
Fax (931) 372-9247

Nashville Address
108 War Memorial Building
Nashville, TN 37243-0142
Phone (615) 741-1875
Staff Contacts: Pat Davenport

Biographical Information
  • Born September 17, 1946
  • Married
  • Four children: Becca, Matt, Sara, Drew
  • Attorney
  • Church of Christ
Public Office
  • House member of the 97th through 102nd General Assemblies
  • Putnam County Attorney 1986-87
  • Assistant District Attorney for 13th Judicial District 1987-90
  • Assistant Majority Leader of the 98th and 99th General Assemblies
  • Majority Leader of the 100th and 101st General Assembly
  • Chairman, House Select Committee on Rules
  • Member, Select Oversight Committee on TennCare
  • Member, Joint Legislative Services Committee
  • Member, Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Affairs
  • Member, House Judiciary Committee
  • Member, House Finance, Ways and Means Committee