TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Barry Kolar on Apr 8, 2019

Flags over the state capitol flew at half-staff on Saturday in memory of former State Rep. Ben West Jr., who died last week at 78. The longtime Nashville-area legislator served 26 years before stepping down in 2010, the Tennessee Journal reports. West's father was former Nashville mayor Ben West. His brother was the late Jay West, a former Metro council member and vice mayor.