Tennessee House Representative

District 71 - Hardin, McNairy and part of Decatur counties

House Member Picture

District Address
75 Spring Street
Savannah, TN 38372
Phone (901) 925-3985

Nashville Address
18 Legislative Plaza
Nashville, TN 37243-0171
Phone (615) 741-2007
Staff Contact: Connie Phelps

Biographical Information
  • Born January 1, 1954, Houston, Texas
  • Married; two children
  • Cumberland Presbyterian
  • Building supply dealer
  • Graduate of Hardin County High School
  • Attended University of Tennessee at Martin
  • Graduate of Weststar 1990
Public Office
  • House member of the 97th through 102nd General Assemblies
  • Majority Caucus Chairman of the 100th through 102nd General Assemblies
Community Involvement
  • Member of board of directors of Tenn-Tom Development Authority
  • Elder at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church
  • Former commissioner and mayor for city of Savannah
  • Former member of board of directors of Hardin County Chamber of Commerce
  • Past president of Tennessee Building Material Association Young Executives