Tennessee House Representative

District 85 - Part of Shelby County

House Member Picture

District Address
752 West Levi Road
Memphis, TN 38109
Phone (901) 785-6750

Nashville Address
37 Legislative Plaza
Nashville, TN 37243-0185
Phone (615) 741-6954
Fax (615) 741-4322
Staff Contact: Freda Barrick

Biographical Information
  • Born January 16, 1939, West Memphis, TN.
  • Married, one child
  • Baptist
  • Owner of Larry Turner and Associates Realty Company
  • B.S. Memphis State University
  • Veteran of U.S. Air Force
Public Office
  • House member of the 94th through 102nd General Assemblies
  • Secretary, House Democratic Caucus
  • Chairman, Subcommitte on Employee Affairs
Community Involvment
  • Member, Urban League
  • Former board member of Leath Street Day Care Center and Metro Memphis Development Corp.
  • Former member, International Association of Assessing Officers
  • Former board member, Memphis branch NAACP
  • Member, Shelby County Democratic Voters Council
  • Member, Barton Heights Civic Club
  • Former president, Foster Care/Adoptions Task Force, Inc.