Representative Phil Roe
US House of Representatives
Congressman David Phillip “Phil” Roe has been the U.S. Representative for Tennessee’s 1st Congressional District since 2009, and currently serves as the Chair of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee in addition to serving on the Subcommittee on Health and the Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations.
Congressman Roe graduated from Austin Peay State University in 1967 and earned his Medical Degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 1972 before joining the United States Army Medical Corps. He was discharged as a Major in 1974 and went on to a successful private practice in before retiring after 31 years and taking up politics as his new career.