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Senator Douglas Henry

Born in Nashville, TN

Lawyer

B.A. Vanderbilt University

L.L.B. Vanderbilt University

Senator and Mrs. Henry are parents of six children of whom they are very proud:

Emily Henry McMahon, their eldest daughter, died in 2006, a victim of cancer.  She spent her adult life teaching disadvantaged children and was a water safety expert, having published several books on the topic for the Jacksonville, FL., school system.  Emily is survived by three children.

Their twin daughters are next in the family:

Kathryn Henry Choisser is a well-known artist in Richmond, VA.  She has one son. Lolly Henry Thompson lives in Nashville.  She is a dedicated mom to her two children.

Son Robert Henry is an architect, married to Traci.  They have two children, and Traci is a very successful businesswoman with her business, At Home Nashville.

Daughter Mary Leland Henry Kinloch is a social worker and is employed by the YWCA.  She has three children.

Son Douglas C.H. Henry sells rare books and is an attorney. His wife, Ashley, is a speech therapist, and they have two children.

Public Offices Held

House member of the 79th General Assembly

Vice-Chairman, Finance, Ways and Means Committee

Member, Senate Environment, Conservation and Tourism Committee

Member, Senate Ethics Committee

Member, Fiscal Review Committee

Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

Council on Pensions and Insurance

Information Systems Council

Tennessee Bicentennial Commission

Past chairman, State Capitol Commission

Past chairman, Southern Legislative Conference

Community Involvement

Nashville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

American Bar Association

Board of the Tennessee State Museum Foundation

Association of Life Insurance Council

Member of Kiwanis Club

Board of the YMCA

Member of Tennessee Historical Society

Member of American Legion Post 5

Lifetime member of the American Legion

Lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars

Member of Douglas Henry Museum Commission

 
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