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Rep. John J. DeBerry JR.

District 90 — Part of Shelby County — Map

district address

1207 Sledge Street
Memphis, TN 38104
Phone (901) 725-0130

nashville address

301 6th Avenue North
Suite 26 Legislative Plaza
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone (615) 741-2239
Fax (615) 253-0292

Personal Information

  • Born on February 5, 1951
  • Married with two children, Chevida and Victoria
  • Occupation: Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Executive
  • Church of Christ
  • Graduate of Freed-Hardeman University and University of Memphis

Community Involvement

  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Operation Weed & Seed
  • Chairman Memphis Alcohol Committee
  • Junior Achievement
  • Regional Manager, YFU International Youth Exchange
  • Counselor Bethany Homes
  • Chairman DMC Task Force
  • Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth
  • Board of Trustees, Freed-Hardman University
  • Chairman, Tennessee Black Caucus of State Legislators

Current Session

Staff Contacts

  • Liz Leonard

Service in Public Office

  • House member of the 99th through 109th General Assemblies
  • Member, House Civil Justice Committee
  • Member, House Education Committee
  • Member, House Education Subcommittee
  • Chairman Special Committee to Study Integration of Ex-Offenders into Mainstream of Society
  • Governor's Juvenile Justice Reform Commission member
  • House Committee to Study School Safety Issues
  • Governor's Minority Business Development Advisory Committee