Richard Montgomery

Richard Montgomery REPRepublican

American politician

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Richard MontgomeryREPRepublican American politician
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Richard Montgomery (born October 24, 1946 in Sevierville) is a Tennessee politician and was a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives for the 12th district from 2008-2012, which comprises part of Sevier County. He served as a state representative on the House Education Committee, the House Commerce Committee, the House Rules Committee, the House Utilities and Banking Subcommittee, the House K-12 Subcommittee, and the Joint Select Committee on Children and Youth. Before being elected to the Tennessee House of Representatives, he served on the Sevier County Board of Education for 16 years. Richard Montgomery graduated from Seymour High School in Seymour Tennessee, attended Hiwassee Jr. College, and graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with a Bachelor of Science degree. He is retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He was also a manager of Lockheed Martin Energy Resource. Richard Montgomery is a member of the Republican Party. When he answered the 1998 Tennessee State Legislative National Political Awareness Test, he endorsed teachers leading voluntary prayer in public schools and sex education programs in public schools that stress abstinence. He supported ending parole for repeat violent felons and usage of the death penalty.

Education4 - 4 of 2
Hiwassee Junior College
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Sevier County School Board
1982 - 1998
Lockheed Martin Energy Resource, present
Oak Ridge National Lab
Operations Manager
University of Tennessee-Battelle, retired
Other Experience1 - 10 of 10
Board Member
Sevier County Library Foundation
Board Member
Douglas-Cherokee Cooperative
Valley Grove Baptist Church
Former Member
Tennessee School Board Association
Tennessee Vocational Association
Tennessee Farm Bureau
Tennessee Walking Horse Association
National Association of Sportsmen Legislators
Sons of the Revolution
National Rifle Association