Randy Boyd (politician)

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Randy Boyd
Member of the MississippiHouseofRepresentatives
from the 19th district
Assumed office
January 2012
Preceded by Mark DuVall
Personal details
Born
Randy Phillip Boyd

(1954-03-23) March 23, 1954 (age 67)
Russellville, Alabama, U.S.
Political party Republican
Residence Mantachie, Itawamba County, Mississippi
Alma mater Mississippi State University
OccupationBusinessman

Randy Phillip Boyd (born March 23, 1954) is a Republican politician who has served since 2012 as a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives for the 19th District in Mantachie [1] in northeastern Mississippi. [2] [3]

Boyd graduated from Tremont High School in rural Tremont in Itawamba County, Mississippi and then attended Itawamba Community College in Fulton. He graduated from Mississippi State University at Starkville. For more than three decades, he has been engaged in the forestry industry and is a partner in LandTree LLC. [2] He resides in Mantachie in Itawamba County.

In 2018 Boyd was among several representatives who were in opposition to introducing a state lottery in Mississippi. [4] He is a member of the state's task force on education. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Education task force named to examine state testing | Mississippi Today". Mississippi Today. May 9, 2018. Retrieved October 28, 2018.
  2. 1 2 "Randy Boyd". Ballotpedia . Retrieved March 4, 2015.
  3. "Randy Boyd". Mississippi House of Representatives. Retrieved March 4, 2015.
  4. JOURNAL, CALEB BEDILLION DAILY. "Lottery finds little favor among many Northeast Mississippi lawmakers". Daily Journal. Retrieved October 28, 2018.