February 26, 2024
David Benton

About David Benton

  • Ready to represent District 28 based on their needs and concerns
  • Born in the Southern Arkansas city of Camden, a mill town
  • Managed highly successful pharmacies over 30 years, the great majority in Nashville
  • Lived in Nashville since 1989
  • Vice President of his Homeowners Association and instrumental in upgrading to electronic communication for easy access both ways
  • Understands city politics from his father’s experience
  • Married over 30 years to his wife, Lisa, and they have 5 adult children
  • Lived in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Tennessee
  • Likes to workout
  • Likes to write and produce songs
  • A bit of a techie
  • Worked for Eli Lilly
  • Graduated from University of Louisiana Monroe School of Pharmacy with honors
  • Father was a Fire Chief
  • Mother was a secretary for International Paper Company
  • Played football
  • Played a trumpet solo at Region Competition Finale
  • Won the Bausch & Lomb Science Award in High School
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