Nathan Vaughn

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Nathan Vaughn (born May 19, 1953) is a Tennessee politician. He was elected to the 103rd, 104th, and 105th General Assemblies as the member of the Tennessee House of Representatives representing the 2nd district, which is a part of Sullivan County. He was narrowly defeated by Republican challenger Tony Shipley in 2008 by just 326 votes.[1]

While serving in the General Assembly, Vaughn was a member of the Children and Family Affairs Committee, of the Finance, the Ways, and Means Committee, and of the Transportation Committee. He was also a member of the Public Transportation and Highways Subcommittee, the House Domestic Relations Subcommittee, and the Joint Select Oversight Committee on Education.[2]

Vaughn works as an insurance agent and continues to live in the town of Kingsport, Tennessee. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in psychology from King College in 1975. He served as an Alderman in Kingsport from 1997 until 2002 and is also a former Vice Mayor.


  1. ^ "Sullivan County Election Commission Election Results" (PDF). Sullivan County Election Commission. November 4, 2008. Retrieved November 6, 2008. 
  2. ^ "House of Representatives 2005–2006" (PDF). Retrieved September 22, 2007.