David Fowler (politician)

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David Fowler
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Fowler speaking at a Putnam County Right to Life meeting in Cookeville in January 2012
Born June 30, 1958
Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, U.S.
Residence Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Alma mater University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Occupation Politician
Political party Republican Party
Children 1

David Fowler (born 1958) was a Tennessean politician and a member of the Tennessee Senate for the 11th district, which comprises part of Hamilton County.

Early life[edit]

David Fowler was born on June 30, 1958 in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. He grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee.[1] He graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a B.S. in 1980, and with a J.D. from University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1983.[1]

Career[edit]

Fowler practised the law in Cincinnati, Ohio and Chattanooga, Tennessee.[1] taught Law and Government at Bryan College for four years.[1]

Fowler was a Republican member of the Tennessee State Senate from the 99th Tennessee General Assembly until the 104th, representing Signal Mountain, Tennessee.[2]

Fowler is the president of the Family Action Council of Tennessee (FACT), an organization associated with the Focus on the Family.[1][2] Upon retiring as state senator in 2006, he donated US$20,000 to FACT.[2] A decade later, in 2016, Fowler staged a rally outside the Tennessee State Capitol in favor of an anti-transgender bathroom bill.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Fowler is married, and he has a child.[1] He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Staff". Family Action Committee of Tennessee. Retrieved August 19, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c Jones, Jerry (October 24, 2006). "Retiring state senator gives his new non-profit $20,000". Out & About Newspaper. Retrieved August 19, 2016. 
  3. ^ Sher, Andy (April 18, 2016). "TN conservative pastors rally, pray in support of transgender student bathroom bill". Times Free Press. Retrieved August 19, 2016.