Larry Walker, III announces run for State House of Representatives

20
Apr

Larry Walker, III announces run for State House of Representatives

Larry Walker III 300 pxPerry, GA Houston County businessman, Larry Walker, III, announces his candidacy for Georgia House of Representatives Seat 146, vacated by Majority Leader Larry O’Neal.

In announcing his run for this office, Larry stated: “I first want to publicly thank Rep. O’Neal for the outstanding job he has done for us. I appreciate his integrity, hard work, and commitment to our district.”

“After prayerful consideration and with the support of my family, I want to offer myself for this important position. I believe that I am uniquely qualified at this time to continue Houston County’s legacy of effective representation in Atlanta. I’m very excited about this opportunity to serve, and I am flattered by the encouragement and offers of support that I have already received. I look forward to meeting with and discussing the concerns of the people of House District 146 in the course of my campaign, and I ask for their vote so that I can keep working for a better Houston County.”

Born and raised in Perry, Larry holds a BBA degree from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. He is a Certified Insurance Counselor and maintains a Georgia Insurance License. He is President and CEO of Walker Insurance Agency in Perry, which he founded in 1996. Larry is active in the Perry United Methodist Church. He is on the Museum of Aviation Foundation Board and the Board of Directors for ComSouth. He is past Chairman of the Perry Downtown Development Authority and currently serves on the Houston County Development Authority as Vice-Chairman.

Larry is past president of the Perry Rotary Club, a Paul Harris Fellow and was named Perry Rotarian of the Year in 2004 and again in 2008. In 2004, Houston County Magazine named Larry a top 10 leader under 40, and the Macon Telegraph listed him as one of 14 to watch in 2014. Larry resides in Kathleen with his wife of 30 years, Adrienne Horne Walker. They have three sons Ben, Cody, and Wade.

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