Mike Faulk

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Michael Anthony Faulk (September 10, 1953 – November 11, 2014) was an American jurist and politician.

Faulk was born in Kingsport, Tennessee.[1] In November 2008, he was elected to the Tennessee State Senate, defeating incumbent Micheal R. Williams by the narrow margin of 29,417 to 29,171.[2] He was a Republican, representing Claiborne, Grainger, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, and Union counties. Before his election to the Senate, he worked as a personal injury attorney in Church Hill, Tennessee. He served in the Senate until 2012.

Faulk held a B.S. from The University of Tennessee at Martin and a J.D. from the University of Memphis. He attended Oak Grove Baptist Church and was a divorced father of two.

He died on November 11, 2014 of cancer at the age of 61. He had esophageal cancer that metastasized to his liver.[3]


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