BLACKBURN, Marsha, (1952 - )

Senate Years of Service: 2019-
Party: Republican

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BLACKBURN, Marsha, a Senator and a Representative from Tennessee; born in Laurel, Jones County, Miss., June 6, 1952; graduated from Northeast Jones High School, Laurel, Miss.; B.S. Mississippi State University, Starkville, Miss., 1973; business owner; private advocate; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; member of the Tennessee state senate, 1998-2002; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Eighth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2003-January 3, 2019); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 2018 for the term ending January 3, 2025.