John Ray Clemmons
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John Ray Clemmons

Democrat

State Representative, District 55

Tennessee
(615) 253-0202

Addresses

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Capitol
425 5th Avenue North Suite 408 Cordell Hull Building
Nashville, TN. 37243
Nashville District Office
2501 Oakland Avenue
Nashville, TN. 37212
Nashville
425 Rep. John Lewis Way North 301 6th Avenue North
Nashville, TN. 37243
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John Ray Clemmons

State Representative, District 55
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44
Years of Age
7
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John Ray Clemmons (born July 14, 1977) is an American politician from the state of Tennessee. A member of the Democratic Party, he serves in the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing the 55th district. In the 2014 elections, Clemmons challenged Gary Odom, the incumbent representative for the 55th district in the Tennessee House. Clemmons defeated Odom.Clemmons ran for Mayor of Nashville in the 2019 Nashville mayoral election. He finished in fourth place, failing to make the runoff election.

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Experience

Education

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University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
JD
2004 - 2006
Columbia University
BA History
1995 - 1999

Past Positions

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Representative
Tennessee State House of Representatives
2014 - Current
Research
United States Senate Campaign
2002 - 2002
Member
Clemmons & Clemons, Professional Limited Liability Company
2013 - Current
Associate
Chaffin & Burnsed, Professional Limited Liability Company
2011 - 2013
Associate
Blackburn, McCune, Happell & Zenner, Professional Limited Liability Company
2007 - 2010
Legislative Aide
United States Congressman
1999 - 2001

Other Experience

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Advisory Board Member
Tennessee College of Applied Technology- Nashville
2018 - Current
Chair
Advisory Board, Boys and Girls Club of Middle Tennessee's Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities
2014 - 2016
Barrister
Harry Phillips American Inn of Court
2015 - Current
Barrister
Harry Phillips American Inn of Court
2015 - Current
Commissioner
Metropolitan Board of Fair Commissioners
2012 - 2014
Member
Board of Directors, Friends of Sevier Park, Incorporated
2013 - Current
Commissioner
Tennessee Civil Service Commission
2009 - 2012
Co-President
Columbia Alumni Association
2009 - Current
Pro Bono Attorney
Volunteer Lawyers & Professionals for the Arts(VLPA)
2009 - Current
Consumer Member
Tennessee Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers
2008
Co-Chair
Nashville Mayoral Campaign
2007
Political Director
Tennessee Democratic Party
2003 - 2004
Member
Tennessee Bar Association
Member
Waverly-Belmont Elementary School PTO
Member
Nashville Bar Association
Representative
Columbia University Alumni Committee
Member
Steering Committee, Belmont-Hillsboro Neighbors, Incorporated
2009 - Current
Former Member
Subcommittee on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Health, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Business and Utilities, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Health Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Naming, Designating, & Private Acts Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Government Operations Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Government Operations Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Education, Health and General Welfare Joint Subcommittee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Commerce, Labor, Transportation and Agriculture Joint Subcommittee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Judiciary and Government Joint Subcommittee, Tennessee State House of Representatives