Billy Spivey

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Billy Spivey (born 1969) is an American politician.[1][2] He serves as the Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives for the ninety-second district, encompassing parts of Franklin, Lincoln, Marion and Marshall Counties.[1][2][3]

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

He was born on January 18, 1969.[1] He received an A.A.S. from Columbia State Community College in Columbia, Tennessee.[1] He served in the United States Army during the Gulf War of 1990-1991 with the 1st Cavalry Division.[1][2][3] He also graduated from the Leadership Marshall County.[1]

Career[edit]

He works as a maintenance manager.[1]

He is former Chairman of the Marshall County Republican Party, and a former member of the Tennessee Technology Center Advisory Board.[1][2][4] He lost his first run against Democratic congressman Eddie Bass.[3] Since November 2012, he has served as state congressman for the ninety-second district of Tennessee.[1] He won the election against Vicki Cain, who serves as Chair of the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce.[3] In the Tennessee House, he is a member of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, the House State Government Committee, and the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee.[1] He is also past Chairman of the Marshall County Commission.[1] He has expressed his concern about handing the Nickajack Reservoir over to the state of Georgia.[5]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Kim Spivey, a school teacher, and they have six daughters.[1][2][3] He is a Reformed Baptist.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Tennessee General Assembly
  2. ^ a b c d e Tennessee Republican Party
  3. ^ a b c d e Spivey elected to state House, Marshall County Tribune, November 07, 2012
  4. ^ Clint Confehr, Spivey eyes House; Ketron Congress, Marshall County Tribune, January 17, 2012
  5. ^ Josh Brown, Georgia steps up bid for access to Tenn. River, USA Today, April 01, 2013