Official Profile: Georgia (GA) State Representative Ben Bridges, Sr. [GA House of Representatives]

  Biography
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jeanie 5 Children.
Birth date: 08/30/1940
Birthplace: Ila, GA
Home City: Cleveland, GA
Religion: Baptist-Christian



Education:
Attended Secret Service School, Washington District of Columbia
Trooper Degree, Georgia 29th Trooper School, 1966
Barber License, Gainesville Barber College, 1960
Diploma, Commerce High School, 1959.




Professional Experience:
Retired, Captain, Troop B Commander, Georgia State Patrol, 1966-1995
Barber, Owner and Operator, 1960-1966
Staff Member, Lieutenant Governor Zell Miller, Georgia.

Political Experience:
Representative, Georgia State House of Representatives, 1997-present
Member, Georgia Republican Party
Member, White County Republican Party.

Organizations:
Deacon, First Baptist Church, present
Member, Hardman Farm Advisory Board, 1999-present
Member, AARP, 1995-present
Member, Habersham County Chamber of Commerce, 1995-present
Member, White County Chamber of Commerce, 1995-present
Member, National Rifle Association, 1990-present
Active Member/Past President, White County Rotary Club, 1985-present
Member, Peace Officers Association, 1966-present
Charter Member/Vice-President, Gainesville Breakfast Optimist Club, 1986-1987
Jaycees, 1967-1975
Member, Friends of Georgia State Parks
Active Member, Gainsville Rotary Club
Member, Georgia Right to Life
National Troopers Association.


Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees:
Member, House Public Safety Committee, 2002-present
Ranking Republican, House Banks and Banking Committee, 1997-present
Member, House Natural Resources and Environment Committee, 1997-present.

Committees:
Banks and Banking, Member
Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications, Member
Retirement, Chair
Rules, Member
  Addresses
Capitol Address: Room 402, State Capitol, Atlanta, GA  30334 Map
District Address: 100 Sang Road, Cleveland, GA  30528 Map
  Telephone Numbers
Business: (404) 656-5143
  Fax Numbers
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  Email Addresses
Email Address: ben.bridges@house.ga.gov
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