Curry Todd: Legislator of the Year
Curry Todd is a Republican Lawmaker in Tennessee, where he has received many awards and accolades during his service, including the Tennessee PTA’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006. He has also been named Legislator of the Year by the Tennessee Home Educators Association and by the Tennessee Professional Firefighters Association, which he received in 2011.
Curry Todd represents Tennessee’s 95th Congressional District, which incorporates part of Shelby County. He was born in the town of Juno on the last day of 1947. Curry Todd attended Treadwell High School in Memphis, and is recalled today as one of the best basketball players to have ever graced the hardwoods there. He averaged as astonishing thirty points per game during his prep career and was voted the Shelby County Player of the Year, and the Tennessee Player of the Year. When he finished his High School education, Curry Todd was paid the ultimate honor when the school retired his basketball jersey. He was offered 188 college scholarships, including from those with some of the top basketball programs in the country like the University of Kentucky, UCLA, Duke, North Carolina, Georgetown, and Louisville.
Curry Todd accepted a scholarship from the University of Memphis where he continued his basketball prowess by averaging sixteen points per game. He was later voted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame.
Today, Curry Todd is a member of the “Shelby County Conservative Republican Club, the East Shelby County Republican Club, and the Republican Women of Purpose. He is also a member of the National Rifle Association and serves on the Board of Directors of the American Legislative Exchange Council.