Texas House Member

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Rep. Sheets, Kenneth

District 107

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Capitol Address:

Room E1.404

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, TX 78768

(512) 463-0244

(512) 463-9967 Fax

District Address:

6301 Gaston Ave

Suite 536

Dallas, TX 75214

(214) 370-8305

(214) 370-8475 Fax

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Dallas (part)

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Biography

Representative Sheets grew up in Mansfield, Texas with his two brothers and two sisters. Representative Sheets attended Mansfield High School. Following graduation, he joined the United States Marine Corps.

In 2001, Rep. Sheets attended UT-Arlington and graduated with a degree in Political Science. Shortly after, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps Reserve. In 2004, he earned a Juris Doctor from the SMU's Dedman School of Law.

Rep. Sheets served in Operation Iraqi Freedom from September 2007 to May 2008 in Fallujah and earned a Marine Corps Reserve Medal, Navy/Marine Corps Medal, and the Iraq Campaign Medal, as well as a promotion to the rank of major.

In 2010, Kenneth Sheets was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives where he has won reelection in 2012 and in 2014. He has served on the House Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee, Insurance Committee, and Local Consent and Calendars Committee. Sheets was named "Champion for Free Enterprise" by the Texas Association of Business, Freshman of the Year in 2011 by the Hispanic Republican Conference, Crime Fighter of the Year by the North Texas Crime Commission, Friend of Law Enforcement by the Texas Municipal Police Association, Courageous Defender of Life by Texas Alliance for Life, Rising Star by the Dallas County Republican Party, and was on the Texas Association of Realtors Legislative Honor Roll in 2013.

Rep. Sheets is a partner at the Law Firm of Payne and Blanchard. Rep. Sheet and his family are members at Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.

last updated on 02/20/2015