Kim McMillan Article

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Kim McMillan
Mayor of Clarksville, Tennessee
Assumed office
January 2011 [1]
Preceded byJohnny Piper
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 67 district
In office
1994–2006
Personal details
Born (1963-10-15) October 15, 1963 (age 55)
Political party Democratic
Residence Clarksville, Tennessee
Alma mater University of Tennessee at Knoxville
ProfessionLaw, Business
Website Official Website

Kim McMillan ( née Ambrester, born c. 1963 [2]) is a Democratic politician who is mayor of Clarksville, Tennessee, and was the first woman in Tennessee history to be elected Majority Leader of the Tennessee House of Representatives. [3] She was a candidate in the 2010 Tennessee gubernatorial election, but dropped out to run for mayor of Clarksville. [4]

Education

McMillan graduated from Knoxville’s South-Young High School and from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She received her J.D. degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law. [3]

Political career

In 2006, McMillan did not seek re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives and accepted an appointment by Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen to his Cabinet, where she served as Senior Advisor to the Governor. In 2008, she returned to her hometown of Clarksville, Tennessee. [5]

McMillan entered the 2010 Tennessee gubernatorial election on March 1, 2009. [6] On March 31, 2010 she dropped out of the race for governor, announcing that she would instead run for mayor of Clarksville. [4] and support Mike McWherter's candidacy for governor. [7]

Family

McMillan is married to Larry McMillan, who is Chancellor for the 19th Judicial District of Tennessee. [8]

See also

References

  1. ^ "City of Clarksville, TN : Mayor's Office". www.cityofclarksville.com.
  2. ^ "Meet the Candidate: Kim McMillan". Kim McMillan for Mayor. Archived from the original on September 4, 2012. Retrieved May 5, 2011. Kim McMillan, Age: 48
  3. ^ a b "Bredesen Announces Cabinet Changes". State of Tennessee. December 20, 2006. Retrieved 6 May 2010.[ permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b "Announcement". Kim McMillan for Mayor. March 31, 2010. Archived from the original on 29 April 2010. Retrieved 6 May 2010.
  5. ^ "President's Cabinet". Austin Peay State University. Archived from the original on 10 December 2012. Retrieved 6 May 2010.
  6. ^ "McMillan Makes It Clear" (PDF). kimmcmillan.com. March 1, 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 July 2011. Retrieved 6 May 2010.
  7. ^ Sisk, Chas (April 30, 2010). "Former rival Kim McMillan backs Mike McWherter". The Tennessean. Retrieved 6 May 2010.[ dead link]
  8. ^ "Tennessee Trial Court Judges by Judicial District". tncourts.gov. Archived from the original on 7 May 2010. Retrieved 6 May 2010.

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