Ben Atchley

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Ben C. Atchley
Member of the Tennessee Senate
from the 6th district
In office
1977–2005
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 14th district
In office
1972–1976
Personal details
Born Curtis Bentley Atchley, Jr.
(1930-06-30) June 30, 1930 (age 87)
Knoxville, Tennessee
Spouse(s) Cynthia Sue King
Children one son, one daughter
Residence Knoxville, Tennessee

Curtis Bentley Atchley, Jr. (born June 30, 1930), known as Ben Atchley, is an American former politician in the state of Tennessee. He served in the Tennessee House of Representatives from 1972 to 1976 and the Tennessee State Senate from 1977 to 2005, as a Republican. He is a former majority leader and caucus chairman in the senate. He is an alumnus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and veteran of the United States Naval Reserve. He is married with two children.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tennessee. Dept. of State (1977). Tennessee Blue Book. Secretary of State. ISSN 0364-5746. Retrieved 2014-10-30. 
  2. ^ "TENNESSEE GENERAL ASSEMBLY 1796 – PRESENT" (PDF). 15 December 2010. Retrieved 2014-10-30.