Mike Turner (Tennessee politician)

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Mike Turner
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 51st district
In office
1999-Present
Preceded by C. Robb Robinson
Succeeded by In Office
Personal details
Born Mike Turner
Political party Democratic
Residence Old Hickory, Tennessee
Alma mater Middle Tennessee State University

Tennessee State University

Occupation Firefighter
Religion Methodist

Mike Turner (born February 6, 1955) is a Tennessee politician who currently sits in the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 51, which is composed of part of Davidson County and includes Old Hickory. He is a member of the Tennessee Democratic Party.

Early life and education[edit]

The son of Joyce and Johnny Turner, Mike graduated from Dupont High School and also attended Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University, and the National Fire Academy. Representative Turner attends Old Hickory Methodist Church.

Political career[edit]

Mike Turner has served the people of District 51 in the Tennessee General Assembly since 1999. He currently serves as the Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus. Chairman Turner serves on the Education Committee, the State and Local Government Committee, the Health Committee and the Calendar & Rules Committee.

Before being elected in 1999, Representative Turner served as the Political Director for the Tennessee Professional Fire Firefighters serving in Nashville and Washington, D.C. for over 13 years. Chairman Turner also currently works as a Fire Captain for Company 3 of the Nashville Fire Department.

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