|Keith M. Ingram|
|Member of the Arkansas Senate
from the 24th district
|Member of the Arkansas House of Representatives
from the 53rd district
January 2009 – January 2013
|11th Mayor of West Memphis, Arkansas|
|Preceded by||Leo Chitman|
|Succeeded by||Al Boals|
April 12, 1955 |
West Memphis, Arkansas, U.S.
|Parents||William K. Ingram|
|Residence||West Memphis, Arkansas|
|Alma mater||University of Mississippi|
Keith M. Ingram (born 1955) is an American politician from the state of Arkansas. A member of the Democratic Party, Ingram represents the 24th district in the Arkansas Senate, which includes Crittenden County and parts of Cross, Lee, Phillips and St. Francis counties. He previously represented the 53rd district in the Arkansas House of Representatives and served as mayor of West Memphis, Arkansas.
Public service career
Senator Ingram has been involved in public service for decades. In 2008, he was elected to the Arkansas House of Representatives and served two consecutive terms. He also served as mayor of West Memphis, from 1987 to 1994.
While he was Senator-elect, Ingram was selected as the Democrats' Minority Leader to succeed the party's former Majority Leader Robert F. Thompson of Paragould in Greene County in northeastern Arkansas. He considered running for Governor of Arkansas, in the 2014 election, when the incumbent Democrat Mike Beebe was term-limited but did not file for the higher office.
Regionally and nationally, Senator Ingram works with legislators across the country as a member of National Conference of State Legislatures, the Council of State Governments and the Southern Legislative Conference. With NCSL, he serves on the Law & Criminal Justice Standing Committee and sits on the Annual Meeting Committee for CSG. In addition to serving as 2014 chairman of the Southern Legislative Conference, he sits on the Energy & Environment Committee.
Ingram currently serves as vice president of Razorback Concrete Company, a family-owned business in West Memphis.
- "Arkansas Senate" (Press release). Arkansas.gov. 2012-11-13. Retrieved 2013-10-26.
- "Ingram elected minority leader in State Senate - News - The Helena Arkansas Daily World - Helena, AR - Helena, AR". Helena-arkansas.com. 2012-12-06. Retrieved 2013-10-26.
- "Ingram considering run for Ark. governor". thv11.com. 2013-01-29. Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2013-10-26.
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