Lester E. Carpenter
|Member of the MississippiHouseofRepresentatives
from the 1st district
|September 1, 1970 53)(age
|Burnsville, Mississippi, U.S.
Lester E. "Bubba" Carpenter (born September 1, 1970) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing the First District of Mississippi (Alcorn and Tishomingo Counties) since 2008.
In the Legislature, he is active in these committees: Interstate Cooperation, of which he serves as Vice Chairman, Banking and Financial Services, Corrections, County Affairs, Medicaid, Municipalities, and Tourism.District 1 covers portions of Tishomingo and Alcorn counties of Mississippi.
A paramedic by profession, Carpenter also serves as President of the Burnsville Area Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians and the Tishomingo County Economic Development Board. [ self-published source ]He graduated from Burnsville High School in Burnsville, Mississippi, attended Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville, Mississippi, and completed paramedic school at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Alabama. He is a veteran of the 155th Armored Brigade, Mississippi Army National Guard, with service in Operation Desert Storm in 1991.
Carpenter is a lifelong resident of Burnsville, Mississippi; he is of the Baptist faith, is married, and has one child. [ self-published source ]
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