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Lemmons III, LaMar (D)

State Representative District 3
Office: S0587 HOB
Term: old rep
Phone: (517) 373-1776
Home Address: 11000 Chalmers Apt. 4 Detroit, MI 48213

CB - Capitol Building,  FB - Farnum Building,  HOB - House Office Building 


The 2005 legislative session marks the second time that LaMar Lemons will serve as a member of the Michigan House of Representatives. Lemmons first served from 1999 until 2002. Lemmons has always been politically active, serving as a legislative analyst on Speaker Curtis Hertel's staff, special assistant to Wayne County Executive Ed McNamara and as an organizer of Block Clubs for Detroit and the surrounding areas. He is also the founder and owner of Dragon Slayer, a political consulting/marketing firm.

An educator, specializing in African American studies, one of Lemmons' primary concerns has been to provide educational opportunities for the youth of Detroit. He was a former social studies teacher and reading instructor. Lemmons has also been actively involved in providing community service, working as a youth director at the Inner City Community Center and a homeless counselor for Operation Get-Down. Lemmons was also a drill-team instructor and a basketball coach.

Born on July 7, 1957, Lemmons has been a proud resident of the City of Detroit for his entire life.

Lemmons is the former Director of Evangelism at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Presbyterian Church and a former missionary.

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