Senator Ken Yager

District 12
R – Harriman
Campbell, Fentress, Morgan, Pickett, Rhea, Roane and Scott counties

District Address
P.O. Box 684,
Kingston, TN 37763
E-Mail Address
[email protected]

Nashville Address
301 6th Avenue North
Suite G 19, War Memorial Building
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone (615) 741-1449
Fax (615) 253-0237

Staff Contact
Jenny Grissom, Executive Assistant; Alex Pollack, Research Analyst

Personal Website:

Biographical Information

  • Born:  01-05-1947
  • Married, two adult children
  • Occupation:   Assistant Professor of History and Law, Roane State Community College
  • Roane County Attorney, 1978-82
  • Education:  University of Memphis, J.D., 1977
  • University of Tennessee at Martin, M.S., 1972;
  • B.A., 1969

Public Office

  • Senate member of the 106th through 110th General Assemblies
  • Roane County Executive, 1982-2006
  • Chairman of Senate State and Local Government Committee
  • Member:  Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
  • Member:  Senate Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
  • Member:  Joint Fiscal Review Committee

Community Involvement

  • Civitan and Rotary member
  • Pickett County Chamber
  • Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee, Board Member and Former Chair
  • Mideast Community Action Agency, Board Member and Former Chair
  • Chamber of Commerce of Dayton, Spring City, Campbell, Fentress, Morgan, Roane and Scott Counties
  • Gideons
  • Southgate Lodge No. 569 F&AM

Sen. Ken Yager