Becky Duncan Massey
Early life and education
Becky Duncan Massey was born on January 2, 1955. Her father was John Duncan, Sr., Mayor of Knoxville from 1954 to 1964, and a U.S. Representative for Tennessee's 2nd congressional district from 1965 to 1988. Her brother is Jimmy Duncan, who took up their father's district at the federal level. Their uncle, Joe D. Duncan, is a former Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals Judge. Her nephew, John Duncan III, is a Knox County Trustee. She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1977. She is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi, a women's fraternity.
She served as a delegate to the 1988 Republican National Convention. In November 2011, she was elected to the sixth district in the Tennessee Senate, after Republican senator Jamie Woodson resigned. She defeated Democratic candidate Gloria Johnson with 64 percent of the vote.
Massey is married to Morton Massey, a software developer, and they have two daughters, Courtney and Kristen. She attends a Presbyterian church. She was as an Adjunct Professor at Walters State Community College, where she taught a Money and Banking course.[when?]
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