Glenn Edward "Ed" Bryant ( born September 7, 1948 in Jackson, Tennessee) is an American lawyer and politician. Between 1995 and 2003 he represented the state of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Ed Bryant visited the Jackson High School and then studied until 1972 at the University of Mississippi, among other Jura. At the same time he completed a military academy of the U.S. Army, where he served until 1978. In the years 1977 and 1978 he taught at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point constitutional law. From 1991 to 1993 he was a federal prosecutor for the western part of the State of Tennessee.
Politically, Bryant joined the Republican Party. In the congressional elections of 1994 he was in the seventh election district of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Don Sundquist on January 3, 1995. After three re- elections, he was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 2003, four legislative sessions. In 1998, he was one of the commissioners for the later unsuccessful impeachment proceedings against President Bill Clinton.
2002 Bryant decided not to run again for the U.S. House of Representatives. Instead, he applied this year and again in 2006 each unsuccessful to his party's nomination for election to the U.S. Senate. Since December 2008 Ed Bryant federal judge ( Magistrate Judge ) is the western area of the State of Tennessee.