He is a member of the National Rifle Association. He also serves as state chairman and is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a national association of legislators. He worked as a police officer in Memphis.
In October 2011, he was arrested with a DUI. He apologized to Gov. Bill Haslam. A few days later, he resigned from his chairmanship of the State and Local Government Committee. Chip Forrester, the Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, called for his resignation.
- Capitol webpage
- Board of Directors - ALEC |accessdate=April 17, 2012
- The Associated Press, 'Tennessee Rep. Curry Todd offers apology after drunken driving arrest', in Chattanooga Times Free Press, October 18, 2011 
- Jackson Baker, 'Curry Todd's Complicated Legacy, As of Now', in Memphis Flyer, October 13th, 2011 
- Les Smith, 'Who is State Rep Curry Todd?' on WHBQ-TV, 16 Nov 2010 
- Andy Sher, 'Rep. Curry Todd, guns-in-bars law sponsor, faces DUI', Chattanooga Times Free Press, October 13th, 2011 
- 'Curry Todd: Tennessee Lawmaker's Arrest Warrant', on The Huffington Post, 10/13/11 
- The Associated Press, 'Rep. Curry Todd returns to legislature after arrest', in The Tennessean, Oct. 20, 2011 
- The Associated Press, 'DUI Arrest: Tenn. Rep. Resigns Committee Post', in The New York Times, October 17, 2011 
- Erik Schelzig, 'Curry Todd, Controversial Tennessee State Lawmaker, Resigns Committee Post After DUI Arrest', on The Huffington Post, 10/17/11