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Senator Thelma Harper

District 19 — Part of Davidson County — Map

district address

P.O. Box 281047
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone (615) 228-6466

nashville address

301 6th Avenue North
Suite 303 War Memorial Building
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone (615) 741-2453


Personal Information

  • Born in Brentwood, Tennessee
  • Married with two children, one deceased
  • Member, Schrader Lane Church of Christ
  • B.S., Business Administration/Accounting, Tennessee State University

Community Involvement

  • Member, Nashville Symphony Board
  • Member, Women in Government
  • National HOOK-UP of Black Women, Inc.
  • YWCA Advisory Committee, Links, Inc.
  • Member,Nashville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Third National Bank Economic Development Advisory Council

Current Session

Staff Contacts

  • Khabra Bryant

Service in Public Office

  • Senate member of 96th through 108th General Assemblies
  • Member, Senate Government Operations Committee
  • Member, Senate State and Local Government Committee
  • Member, Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
  • Member, Joint Government Operations Education, Health and General Welfare Subcommittee
  • Member, Joint Government Operations Commerce, Labor, Transportation and Agriculture Subcommittee
  • Served eight years on Metropolitan Nashville/Davidson County Council
  • Delegate to Democratic National Convention, 1980, 1984, 1988 and 1992