Stephen Fincher visited until 1990, the Crockett County High School in Alamo. In the following years he was a Managing Director of his family's farm, cultivated with, among others, cotton, wheat, soybeans and corn. At the same time he was active in the Republican Party as a politician.
In the congressional elections of 2010 he was in the eighth electoral district of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded John S. Tanner of the Democratic Party took on 3 January 2011, which had no longer a candidate after eleven legislative periods. Fincher's election victory in November 2010 was in the then federal trend in favor of his party. His current term of office in Congress runs until January 3, 2013. He has already announced his intention to run again in 2012. Fincher is regarded as rather conservative MP. This affects not only his stance on tax and financial issues, but also inter alia in the field of private gun ownership, which he endorsed. He is against abortion and against same-sex marriages.
Stephen Fincher has three children with his wife Lynn. The family lives near Halls.