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Tom BufordREPRepublican American politician (1949-2021)
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Age at Death1949-2021
30
Years of Experience
KYResidence (state)

Tom Buford (May 23, 1949 – July 6, 2021) was an American politician who served in the Kentucky Senate from the 22nd district from 1991 until his death in 2021.He died of cancer on July 6, 2021, in Pensacola, Florida at age 72.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
University of Kentucky
BS
1971
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Senator
Commonwealth of Kentucky Senate
1991 - 2021
Minority Whip
Commonwealth of Kentucky Senate
1991 - 1992
Contractor
Buford Construction
1976 - 2002
Executive Vice President
Central Bank and Kentucky Bank
1972 - 2002
President
Buford Property Managment Company
1971 - 2002
Other Experience1 - 36 of 36
Member
Board of Directors, Kentucky Long Term Policy Research Center
Current
Adult Leader
4-H
Member
Arts Council
Member
United Way
Member
Humane Society
Member
American Institute of Banking
Advisory Board Member
Hagin Memorial Hospital
Board Member
All God's Children Home
Board Member
Ashland Terrace Home for Women
Elder
Nicholasville Christian Church
Member
Advisory Board, Task Force on Mental Retardation and Disabilities
Member
Kiwanis
Member
Rotary Club
Member
Mercer County Chamber of Commerce
Member
Madison County Chamber of Commerce
Member
Kentucky Jaycees
Member
Jessamine County Educational Foundation
Member
Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce
Member
Home Builders Association of the Bluegrass
Member
Advisory Board, Kentucky School for the Deaf
Member
University of Kentucky Alumni Association
Chair
Republican Caucus
1993 - 1996
Former Chair
Banking and Insurance Committee, Commonwealth of Kentucky Senate
Former Co-Chair
Joint Committee on Banking and Insurance, Commonwealth of Kentucky Senate
Former Member
Banking and Insurance Committee, Commonwealth of Kentucky Senate
Former Member
Appropriations and Revenue Committee, Commonwealth of Kentucky Senate
Former Member
Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations Committee, Kentucky State Senate
Former Member
Health and Welfare Committee, Kentucky State Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on Licensing, Occupations, and Administrative Regulations, Commonwealth of Kentucky Senate
Former Member
Child Welfare Oversight and Advisory Committee, Kentucky State Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on Medicaid Oversight and Advisory, Commonwealth of Kentucky Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on Licensing and Occupations, Commonwealth of Kentucky Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on Health and Welfare, Commonwealth of Kentucky Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on Program Review and Investigations, Kentucky State Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on Health, Welfare, and Family Services, Commonwealth of Kentucky Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue, Commonwealth of Kentucky Senate