Lamar Alexander

Ryan Mcbee

Lamar Alexander Profile

  • Born in Maryville, TN on July, 3rd 1940
  • Graduated with a B.A from Vanderbilt University
  • Current US Education Secretary
  • President of The Univeristy of Tennessee from 1988-1991
  • Was the only Tennessean ever popularly elected both Governor & to the US Senate
  • Has served as a senator since 2003 (Re-elected in 2008)
  • Classical & Country Pianist
  • Author of 7 books

Views on Minimum Wage

  • Believes that minimum wage should be abolished
  • Wants to create a higher earned income tax for the working poor
  • Believes that minimum wage is a form of welfare