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Ray Blanton
44th Governor of Tennessee
In office
January 18, 1975 â€“ January 17, 1979
Lieutenant John S. Wilder
Preceded by Winfield Dunn
Succeeded by Lamar Alexander
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee’s 7th district
In office
January 3, 1967 â€“ January 3, 1973
Preceded by Tom J. Murray
Succeeded by Ed Jones
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born Leonard Ray Blanton
(1930-04-10)April 10, 1930
Hardin County, Tennessee[1]
Died November 22, 1996(1996-11-22) (aged 66)
Jackson, Tennessee[2]
Resting place Shiloh Church Cemetery
Hardin County, Tennessee[3]
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Betty Littlefield (1949–1979, divorce),[4] Karen Flint (m. 1988)
Alma mater University of Tennessee (B.S.)[5]
Profession Businessman, farmer, teacher
Religion Methodist[6]

We will never be authentically angry or authentically fair while we are trying to be both at once.
Ray Blanton
When the truth changes from your speaking, you know you have told the truth.
Ray Blanton
Honesty does not always bring a response of love, but it is absolutely essential to it.
Ray Blanton