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Rep. Gary Odom

D-Nashville
District 55 — Part of Davidson County — Map

district address

119 Dunham Springs Lane
Nashville, TN 37205
Phone (615) 356-5096

nashville address

301 6th Avenue North
Suite 36 Legislative Plaza
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone (615) 741-4410
Fax (615) 253-0202
rep.gary.odom@capitol.tn.gov

Personal Information

  • Married to Rachel Odom
  • Two children, John Paul and Sarah Elizabeth
  • Member of St. George's Episcopal Church in Nashville
  • BS East Tennessee State University in 1973
  • Masters Eastern Kentucky University in 1975
  • Served as Faculty member of Aquinas Jr. College for three years
  • Executive Director of the Tennessee Optometric Association for over 20 years

Community Involvement

Current Session

Staff Contacts

  • David Bone

Service in Public Office

  • House member of the 95th through 108th General Assemblies
  • Democratic Leader, 105th and 106th General Assemblies
  • Member, House Finance, Ways and Means Committee
  • Member, House Health Committee
  • Member, House Finance, Ways and Mean Subcommittee
  • Metro Council of Nashville from 1983 to 1995
  • Special Investigator for the Tennessee State Attorney General's Office