Harvey Buchanan

Harvey Buchanan
Harvey Buchanan

Harvey Buchanan, longtime councilman for the city of Jackson, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021 at the age of 64. Buchanan represented Jackson’s District 4 for 26 years, serving as vice mayor twice from 1997 to 1998 and again from 2010 to 2011. In addition to his public service with the city of Jackson, Buchanan worked as a program director with the Boys and Girls Club as well as ran a service station before selling the business to work for the state of Tennessee as a resource center manager for Workforce Investment Area 11. A Jackson native, Buchanan was a graduate of both Jackson State Community College and Lane College.