This week, two former members of the Tennessee General Assembly passed away.
Retired Rep. Charles Sargent (R-Franklin) died at 73 after battling cancer. Sargent first began his service in the Legislature in 1996 and chaired the House Finance, Ways, and Means Committee for the last eight years.
Former Sen. Ben Atchley, age 88, retired from the Senate in 2003. He served in the Legislature for 32 years, the last 16 as the Senate’s top-ranking Republican. He served under the terms of six governors.
NOTE: FACT provides links to external websites for educational purposes only. The inclusion of any links to other websites does not necessarily constitute an endorsement.
Get News Stories in Your Inbox Every Week
Get more news snapshots like this one by subscribing to our weekly Five Minutes for Families email