Senator Ken Yager

District 12
R - Harriman
Campbell, Fentress, Morgan, Pickett, Rhea, Roane and Scott counties

District Address
P. O. Box 346
330 N. Roane St.
Harriman, TN 37748
Phone (865) 285-9797

E-Mail Address

Nashville Address
301 6th Avenue North
Suite G 19, War Memorial Building
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone (615) 741-1449
Fax (615) 253-0237

Staff Contact
John Doney, Research Analyst; Didi Foster, Temporary Administrative Assistant

Personal Website:

Biographical Information

  • Born:  01-05-1947
  • Married to:  Malinda Yager
  • Children:  Bonnie Marie; William
  • Occupation:   Assistant Professor of History and Law, Roane State Community College
  • Affiliate Broker, Roane Realty, Rockwood, TN
  • Roane County Attorney, 1978-82
  • Harriman City Schools, 1969-74
  • Education:  University of Memphis, J.D., 1977
  • University of Tennessee at Martin, M.S., 1972; B.A., 1969

Public Office

  • Senate member of the 106th and 107th General Assemblies
  • Roane County Executive, 1982-2006
  • Chairman of Senate State and Local Government Committee
  • Member:  Senate Transportation Committee
  • Member:  Senate Judiciary Committee
  • Member:  Joint Fiscal Review Committee

Community Involvement

  • Civitan International, President-Elect
  • Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee, Board Member and Former Chair
  • Mideast Community Action Agency, Board Member and Former Chair
  • Roane County Rescue Squad, Board Member
  • Roane County Heritage Commission, Board Member
  • Roane County Historical Society
  • Roane County Humane Society, life member
  • Chamber of Commerce of Dayton, Spring City, Campbell, Fentress, Morgan, Roane and Scott Counties
  • Gideons
  • Southgate Lodge No. 569 F&AM