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Lieutenant Governors of Tennessee

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  • James L. Bomar, Lt. Gov. (1914 - 2001)
    Lafayette Bomar Jr., a lawyer from Bedford County, Tennessee, served his state as a congressman, senator, and lieutenant governor; he then extended his commitment to service to the global community thr...
  • Walter M. Haynes (1897 - 1967)
    M. Haynes (born October 2, 1897, † May 29, 1967) was an American politician. Between 1949 and 1953, he served as President of the State Senate until 1951. He was Lieutenant Governor of the State of Ten...
  • George Oliver Benton (1915 - 2001)
    and 76th General Assemblies, 1947-51; representing Chester, Henderson, and Madison counties; Democrat. Speaker of the Senate 75th General Assembly. Born in Jackson, Madison County, on June 22, 1915; so...
  • Joseph H. Ballew (1886 - 1972)
    Joseph H. Ballew was Lt. Governor of Tennessee from 1943–1945.
  • Albert F. Officer (1899 - 1965)
    was an Editor, the Mayor of Livingston, TN and the Speaker of the House for TN.Albert F. Officer (born May 11, 1899 , † April 6, 1965) was an American politician. Between 1933 and 1935 he was Lt. Gover...

The Lieutenant Governor of Tennessee is the Speaker of the Tennessee Senate and first in line in the succession to the office of Governor of Tennessee in the event of the death, resignation, or removal from office through impeachment and conviction of the Governor of the State of Tennessee.

List of lieutenant governors of Tennessee