Party affiliation: Democrat
James F. Kyle, American state legislator. Named Legislator of Year, Shelby County Department Sheriff's Association, 1991, County Officials Tennessee, 1992; Henry Toll fellow, Council State Government, 1986. Member of American Correctional Association (board governors), Memphis Bar Association, Economic Club Memphis.
State senate member District 28, Tennessee, since 1983. Chairman, majority caucus, 1987—1988. Democratic leader, since 2004.
Attorney Kyle Law Firm, Memphis.