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There have been 43 Tennessee Treasurers since 1836. While the office is nonpartisan, the [http://treasury.tn.gov/TreasHist/history.html Tennessee Department of Treasury] lists political affiliations for most former treasurers. Those affiliations have been listed in the chart below.<ref>[http://www.tn.gov/sos/bluebook/11-12/TS3_PastGovAndOff.pdf ''Tennessee Blue Book 2011-2012,'' "Past Governors and Constitutional Officers of Tennessee," accessed August 14, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://treasury.tn.gov/TreasHist/history.html ''Tennessee Department of Treasury,'' "History of Tennessee State Treasurers (1836-Present)," accessed August 14, 2013]</ref>
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! colspan="6" style="background-color:#008000; color: white;" |List of Former Officeholders from 1836-Present
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| 1|| Miller Francis|| 1836-43||{{blue dot}}
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| 2|| Matthew Nelson|| 1843-45||Whig
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| 3|| Robert B. Turner|| 1845-47||
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| 4|| Anthony Dibrell|| 1847-55||Whig
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| 5|| G.C. Torbett|| 1855-57||{{blue dot}}
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| 6|| W.Z. McGregor|| 1857-59||
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| 7|| Joel Battle|| 1862-65||Whig
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| 8|| R.L. Standford|| 1865-66||
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| 9|| John R. Henry|| 1866-68||
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| 10|| W.H. Stilwell|| 1868-69||
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| 11|| J.E. Rust|| 1869-1871||
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| 12|| William Morrow|| 1871-1877||
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| 13|| Marshall T. Polk|| 1877-83||{{blue dot}}
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| 14|| Atha Thomas|| 1883-85||Conservative
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| 15|| J.W. Thomas|| 1885-86||
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| 16|| Atha Thomas|| 1886-1889||Conservative
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| 17|| M.F. House|| 1889-1893||
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| 18|| E.B. Craig|| 1893-1901||{{blue dot}}
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| 19|| Reau Folk|| 1901-11||{{blue dot}}
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| 20|| G.T. Taylor|| 1911-13||{{red dot}}
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| 21|| W.P. Hickerson|| 1913-15|| {{blue dot}}
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| 22|| Porter Dunlap|| 1915-19|| {{blue dot}}
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| 23|| Hill McAlister|| 1919-1927||{{blue dot}}
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| 24|| John F. Nolan|| 1927-1931|| {{blue dot}}
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| 25|| Hill McAlister|| 1931-1933|| {{blue dot}}
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| 26|| James J. Bean|| 1933-1937|| {{blue dot}}
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| 27|| Grover Keaton|| 1937-1939||{{blue dot}}
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| 28|| John W. Harton|| 1939-1945||{{blue dot}}
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| 29|| Cecil C. Wallace|| 1945-1948||{{blue dot}}
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| 30|| J. Floyd Murrey|| 1948-1949||
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| 31|| W.N. Estes|| 1949-1953||{{blue dot}}
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| 32|| J.B. Walker, Sr.|| 1953-1955||{{blue dot}}
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| 33|| J.B. Walker, Jr.||1953|| {{blue dot}}
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| 34|| Ramon Davis|| 1955-1963|| {{blue dot}}
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| 35|| James H. Alexander|| 1963-1964||{{blue dot}}
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| 36|| Nobel Caudill|| 1964|| {{blue dot}}
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| 37|| James H. Alexander|| 1964-1967||{{blue dot}}
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| 38|| Charlie Worley|| 1967-1971||{{blue dot}}
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| 39|| Thomas A. Wiseman|| 1971-1974||{{blue dot}}
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| 40|| Harlan Mathews|| 1974-1987||{{blue dot}}
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| 41|| Steve Adams|| 1987-2003|| {{blue dot}}
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| 42|| Dale Sims|| 2003-2009||{{blue dot}}
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| 43|| [[David Lillard, Jr.]]|| 2009-present||{{red dot}}
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==

Revision as of 10:34, 14 August 2013

Tennessee State Treasurer
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2011-2012 FY Budget:  $24,513,900
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   2 years
Authority:  Tennessee Constitution, Article VII, Section 3
Selection Method:  Elected by the General Assembly
Current Officeholder

David Lillard.jpg
Name:  David Lillard, Jr.
Assumed office:  January 15, 2009
Compensation:  $182,880
Other Tennessee Executive Offices
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The Treasurer of Tennessee is an executive position in the Tennessee state government, appointed by a joint of the general assembly.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is David Lillard, Jr. He was first appointed to the position in January 2009.

Authority

The office of treasurer is established in the Article VII, Section 3 of the state constitution.

Article VII, Section 3:

There shall be a treasurer or treasurers and a comptroller of the treasury appointed for the state, by the joint vote of both Houses of the General Assembly who shall hold their offices for two years.

Qualifications

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Appointments

Article VII, Section 3 of the state constitution stipulates that the treasurer shall be appointed by the joint vote of both houses of the general assembly and shall hold office for two years.

Vacancies

According to Article III, Section 14 of the state constitution, in the event of a vacancy in the office the Tennessee General Assembly shall elect a successor. If the vacancy occurs during a recess of the legislature, the governor shall have the power to fill the vacancy by appointment, which shall expire at the end of the next session of the legislature.

Duties

The primary duties of the treasurer are:

  • receiving and disbursing public funds
  • managing all State investments, including the pension fund
  • administering three major employee benefit programs, including the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System, the Deferred Compensation Program, and the Flexible Benefits Plan
  • operating the Unclaimed Property, College Savings (Section 529 Plans), and Small and Minority-Owned Business programs
  • overseeing the risk management program and handling and adjudicating all claims made against the State[1]

Divisions

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State budget

The budget for the Treasury Department in Fiscal Year 2011-2012 was $24,513,900.[2]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

In 2012, the Tennessee Treasurer was paid an estimated $182,880 according to the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

There have been 43 Tennessee Treasurers since 1836. While the office is nonpartisan, the Tennessee Department of Treasury lists political affiliations for most former treasurers. Those affiliations have been listed in the chart below.[3][4]

Recent news

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Contact information

Tennessee State Treasurer
Tennessee State Capitol, 1st Floor
600 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 37243-0255

Phone: (615) 741-2956

See also

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