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Senator Rusty Crowe

R-Johnson City
District 3 —Washington, Unicoi and Carter Counties — Map

district address

808 East 8th Avenue
Johnson City, TN 37601
Phone (423) 926-8288

nashville address

301 6th Avenue North
Suite 8 Legislative Plaza
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone (615) 741-2468

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Personal Information

  • Born on April 2, 1947
  • Wife, Sarah
  • Two children, John and Catherine
  • B.S. in Criminal Justice, East Tennessee State University
  • J.D., Atlanta Law School
  • U.S. Army; served in Southeast Asia 1967-71
  • Methodist

Community Involvement

  • American Legion Post 24
  • Lions Club of Johnson City
  • 1st Tennessee Human Development Agency
  • 2011 Legislator of the year Victory Award
  • 2011 Legislator of the year by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
  • 2003 Legislator of the year, Tennessee Developmental District
  • 1997 Legislator of the Year, Tennessee Development District
  • 1995 Legislator of the year, Tennessee School Board Association
  • 1994 State Senator of the Year, 1st District Tennessee Christian Coalition
  • 1993 Legislator of the Year, Tennessee Human Resource Agency

Current Session

Staff Contacts

  • Jenny Ward
  • Logan Grant, Research Analyst

Service in Public Office

  • Senate member of the 97th through 108th General Assemblies
  • Chair, Senate Health and Welfare Committee
  • Member, Senate Education Committee
  • Member, Senate Government Operations Committee
  • Member, Joint Government Operations Judiciary and Government Subcommittee
  • Member, Joint Government Operations Education, Health and General Welfare Subcommittee

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