William Lamberth

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William Gary Lamberth
Majority Leader of the Tennessee House of Representatives
Assumed office
January 8, 2019
Preceded byGlen Casada
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 44th district
Assumed office
January 8, 2013
Preceded byMike McDonald
Personal details
Born (1977-12-05) December 5, 1977 (age 41)
Bowling Green, Kentucky, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Lauren Schmidt Lamberth
ResidenceCottontown, Tennessee
Alma materUniversity of Tennessee (BA)
College of William & Mary (JD)

William Gary Lamberth (born December 5, 1977) is an American politician.[1][2][3][4] He serves as a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives for the forty-fourth district, encompassing parts of Sumner County, Tennessee.[1][2][4]


Early life[edit]

He was born on December 5, 1977 in Bowling Green, Kentucky.[1] He is a fifth generation resident of Sumner County, Tennessee, and grew up on a farm in Tennessee.[2][self-published source][4] He attended high school in Portland, Tennessee.[1][2] He graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee in 2001 and received a J.D. from the William & Mary School of Law in Williamsburg, Virginia in 2004, where he was elected President of the Student Bar Association.[1][2][self-published source]


He was an Assistant District Attorney for Sumner County.[3][4] He now practices law as a private attorney in Gallatin, Tennessee.[1][3]

He was elected as state representative for the forty-fourth district Tennessee in 2012, replacing Democratic congressman Mike McDonald.[1][2][3]

He is former president of the Rotary Club of Gallatin, Tennessee and the Sumner County Bar Association, and former treasurer of the Republican Party of Sumner County.[1][2][self-published source] He is also Chairman of the Portland Community Education Foundation, table host and donor to the Cumberland Crisis Pregnancy Center in Gallatin.[1][2][self-published source] He also donates to the Middle Tennessee Mission Outreach and regularly goes on Christian missions to Honduras and other regions of the world that are in need of humanitarian relief efforts.[1][2][self-published source]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Lauren Schmidt Lamberth, and has two children, Allison and Pierce.[1][2][self-published source][4] He is a Baptist.[1][2][self-published source] He lives in Cottontown, Tennessee with his family.[1][3]