George Fraley

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George Fraley
George Fraley.jpg
Tennessee House of Representatives District 39
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
George Fraley (b. April 4, 1931) was a Democratic member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing the 39th District.

Fraley served as County Commissioner of Franklin County from 1969 to 1982. He then served as County Executive from 1990 to 1994. In 1997 Fraley joined the Tennessee State House of Representatives.

Fraley has worked as a farmer and Engineering Manager/Consultant. He served in the United States Air Force in Korea from 1951 to 1953. He then worked as a Junior High School Teacher from 1955 to 1956. From 1958 to 1990, he was an Associate Engineer and Metallurgical Engineer at Arnold Air Force Base.

Fraley attended Management Training at the University of Alabama. He went on to receive his B.S. from Middle Tennessee State University in 1955.

Committee assignments

Subcommittee on Environment
Subcommittee on Parks and Tourism
Subcommittee on Rural Roads, Vice Chair



See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Fraley ran for re-election to the 39th District seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the August 5 primary.[1] He was defeated by Republican David Alexander in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]


On Nov. 4, 2008, Fraley won re-election to the 39th District Seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives, defeating opponent Steve Heath (R).[3]

Fraley raised $38,226 for his campaign while Heath raised $66,945.[4]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 39 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png George Fraley (D) 13,736
Steve Heath (R) 10,248

Campaign donors


Fraley raised $38,226 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 572 $2,500
Ironworkers Local 704 $2,500
Gary Odom $2,000
The Speakers Fund $2,000
Tennessee Association of Realtors $1,250


Fraley and his wife, Betty, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tennessee House of Representatives District 39
Succeeded by
David Alexander (R)