American politician who served in america House of Reps from 1997 to 2007. He symbolized Tennessee’s 1st congressional region. He began offering in the Tennessee Home of Reps in 1962 and offered as the Loudspeaker from 1969 to 1970. After his tenure in the Tennessee Home, he served being a judge and on the panel of directors for the Tennessee Valley Specialist. He wedded Kathryn Jenkins. He was a was a mature plan adviser for Tennessee Governor Lamar Alexander.