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Senator Ken Yager

District 12 — Campbell, Fentress, Morgan, Rhea, Roane, Pickett and Scott Counties — Map

district address

P. O. Box 684
Kingston, TN 37763

nashville address

301 6th Avenue North
Suite G-19 War Memorial Bldg.
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone (615) 741-1449
Fax (615) 253-0237

Personal Information

  • Born January 5, 1947
  • Married, two children
  • Assistant Professor of History and Law, Roane State Community College
  • Assistant Broker, Roane Realty, Rockwood
  • Baptist
  • J.D., University of Memphis (1977)
  • M.S., University of Tennessee at Martin (1972)
  • B.A., University of Tennessee at Martin (1969)

Community Involvement

  • Rockwood Civitan Club
  • Board Member and Former Chair, Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee
  • Board Member and Former Chair, Mideast Community Action Agency
  • Board Member, Roan County Rescue Squad
  • Board Member, Roane County Heritage Commission
  • Life Member, Roane County Humane Society
  • Chambers of Commerce of Dayton, Spring City, Campbell, Fentress, Morgan, Roane and Scott Counties
  • Gideons
  • Southgate Lodge No. 569 F&AM
  • South Harriman Baptist Church, Member

Current Session

Staff Contacts

  • Addison Dower, Research Analyst
  • Chad Phillips, Executive Secretary

Service in Public Office

  • Senate member of the 106th through 108th General Assemblies
  • Chair, Senate State and Local Government Committee
  • Member, Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
  • Member, Joint Fiscal Review Committee
  • Roane County Executive, 1982-2006
  • Roane County Attorney, 1978-1982