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politician , member of the Tennessee State Senate

Steve Southerland is a Republican member of the Tennessee Senate representing the 1st district, which encompasses Cocke County, Greene County, Hamblen County, and Unicoi County.


Southerland, Steve was born on March 8, 1955.


He attended Walters State Community College.


He became a mortgage broker. He was elected to the 103rd, 104th, and 105th General Assemblies. He is Vice-Chair of the Senate Commerce, Labor and Agriculture Committee.

He is currently the Republican Caucus Chaplain, and he has been appointed to the Financial Services Standing Committee of the National Conference on State Legislatures. In a March 2004 interview with The Tennessean, Steve Southerland stated that he is against abortion and he does not believe that civil unions and domestic partnerships should be allowed in Tennessee. He attends a Baptist church.

Personal life.


The Bible is the ultimate source of practical and proven methods for joy and life.


Christians should be dedicated to the holy responsibility and privilege of loving people of all races and ethnicities in religious communities.


A true Christian should help those in need, regardless of religious affiliation.


He serves as a member of the Senate Transportation Committee, the Senate Environment, Conservation and Tourism Committee, the Senate Ethics Committee, and the Joint Fiscal Review Committee. He is a member of the Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce, the Rotary Club and the National Rifle Association.


1 child Mattea.

Mattea Southerland