About Pete Garrett

Peter Garrett is a life long resident of Campbell County and has spent the majority of his life staying involved with the community through both civic and politically related causes. He has successfully continued the operation of ‘Peter Garrett Gunsmith’s Inc.’, the state of Kentucky’s oldest gunsmithing shop. A dedicated public servant, Peter has accomplished much, and participated where needed throughout the years. Here is a rundown of Mr. Garrett’s noteworthy merits as well as background information on Peter and his family;

  • 63 Years Old
  • Life Long Resident of Campbell County
  • Parents: Dr. Morris Garrett & Nellie Garrett
  • 3 Brothers: Stuart, Mark, and Dave
  • Married: Cathy (Haas) Garrett, 1987
  • One Son: Dan, 27
  • Graduated Highlands High School, 1973
  • Gunsmithing Certificate, 1975, Trinidad State College, Colorado
  • Owns Family Farm in Southern Campbell County

Memberships & Other Involvement

  • Crossroads Community Church
  • National Rifle Association
  • Northern Kentucky Right To Life
  • League of Kentucky Property Owners- Campbell County Chapter
  • 5th District Confederation of Kentucky Sportsmen
  • Southern States Farm Co-Op
  • Kentucky Farm Bureau
  • Owned Kentucky’s Oldest Gunsmithing Shop
  • Assisted Dr. Morris Garrett write Campbell County Disaster Plan, 1970’s
  • Founding Member of Newport Political Action Committee
  • Business Representative to Newport Political Action Committee
  • Monmouth Street Merchants Assistant
  • Newport Citizens Advisory Council (Taylor’s Landing Business District Representative) 1980’s
  • Boy Scouts of America Advisory Committee 1970’s
  • Buenger Boys and Girls Club Board Member 1980’s
  • Received Business Beautiful Award, 1982
  • Owsley County Saddle Club
  • AJ Jolly School PTO, 1995-1998
  • Campbell County Republican Executive Committee, 1979-1983
  • Highlands Middle School Garden Project, 2003
  • Campbell County Comprehensive Plan Committee, 2000
  • Gateway Technical College
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • Ohio College of Applied Science
  • Campbell County Conservancy Board Member
  • Hawthorn Crossing Advisory Board