Ron Travis

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Ron Travis (born 1954) is an American politician.[1][2][3] He serves as the Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives for the 31st district, encompassing parts of Bledsoe, Roane, Sequatchie and Rhea Counties.[1]


Early life[edit]

He was born on November 3, 1954.[1] He attended Tennessee State University, but did not graduate.[2]


He owns an insurance agency with five branches in East Tennessee.[1][2]

Since 2012, he has served as state congressman for the 31st district of Tennessee, replacing Jim Cobb.[1] He is a member of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, the House Insurance and Banking Committee, and the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee.[1] He opposes school vouchers.[2]

He is a member of the Downtown Dayton Association, the Pikeville, Dunlap, and Roane County Chamber of Commerce as well as Civitan International and Emmaus.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Laura Travis, and they have two daughters, Rachel and Jessica.[1] He is a Methodist and attends First United Methodist Church in Dayton, Tennessee.[1][3]