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Lois Deberry's Biography
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Lois M. Deberry
Husband: Charles Traughber; 1 Child
BA, Lemoyne Owen College, 1971
Speaker Pro Tempore, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Representative, Tennessee State House of Representatives, 1972-2013
Minority Floor Leader, Tennessee State House of Representatives, 2011-2012
Former Member, Education Subcommittee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Member, Governor's Juvenile Justice Reform Commission
Member, Governor's Minority Business Development Advisory Committee
Member, President Emeritus, National Black Caucus of State Legislators
Chair, Special Committee to Study Integration of Ex-Offenders into Mainstream of Society
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
Member, Memphis Chapter, The Links
Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Member, National Conference of State Legislatures Executive Committee
Member, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives
Member, Pray Until Something Happens
Member, State Legislative Leaders Foundation
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