TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on May 14, 2015

Former Tennessee legislator Kathryn Bowers died Wednesday at 72, the Commercial Appeal reports. Bowers was a Shelby County election commissioner in the 1970s and later chair of the Shelby County Democratic Party. She was elected to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 1995 and to the state Senate in 2005. Bowers had served just 15 days in the Senate before being caught up in the Tennessee Waltz corruption scandal.