Bryan King (politician)

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Bryan B. King
Member of the Arkansas Senate
from the 5th district
Assumed office
Preceded by Stephanie Flowers
Arkansas State Representative from District 91
In office
Preceded by Phillip E. Jackson
Succeeded by Dan Douglas
Personal details
Born (1968-09-16) September 16, 1968 (age 49)
Springdale, Benton County
Arkansas, USA
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Lydia King
Children One daughter
Residence Green Forest, Arkansas
Alma mater

Green Forest High School

University of Arkansas
Occupation Farmer

Bryan B. King (born September 16, 1968)[1] is a Republican member of the Arkansas Senate for the 5th district, which encompasses Madison County and parts of Carroll, Crawford, Franklin, Johnson, Sebastian and Washington counties.[2][2][3][4]

Early life[edit]

He was born in Springdale, Arkansas,[2] and graduated from Green Forest High School in Green Forest in Carroll County. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.[3]


He owns Triple K Farms in Green Forest.[2]

From 2007 to 2013, he served as a Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for District 91.[2][3] He was a member of the House Insurance and Commerce Committee, the Arkansas Legislative Council, where he was chairman of the Personnel Committee, the Joint Budget Committee and the House Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee.[3]

Since 2013, he has served as state senator.[2][4] As such, he is the chairman of Legislative Joint Auditing Committee and a member of the Senate Judiciary, Senate State Agencies Governmental Affairs, Senate Rules, Resolutions & Memorials, Joint Performance Review, Joint Budget Committee (JBC), the Arkansas Legislative Council and JBC Claims.[2] In January 2013, he introduced a bill allowing concealed carry handguns in churches or other places of worship.[5]

When King moved to the Senate, the Republican Dan Douglas of Bentonville ran without opposition for King's District 91 House seat.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Lydia King, and they have a daughter.[2] He attends the Church on the Hill Assembly of God in Berryville in Carroll County.[4]


Preceded by
Stephanie Flowers
Arkansas State Senator for
District 5 (Madison, Carroll, Crawford, Franklin, Johnson, Sebastian, and Washington counties)

Bryan B. King

Succeeded by
Preceded by
Phillip E. Jackson
Arkansas State Representative
for District 91 (now part of Benton County)

Bryan B. King

Succeeded by
Dan Douglas