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Walton Maxey Jarman

Walton Maxey Jarman, American apparel company executive. Member Tennessee Tax Commission, 1949; Member Christian Bible Society (trustee), Pi Delta Epsilon, Theta Delta Chi, Theta Tau, Eta Mu Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

  • Jarman, Walton Maxey was born on May 10, 1904 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of J.F. and Eugenia (Maxey) Jarman.

  • Education

    • Educated Massachusetts Institute Technology. Doctor of Laws, Stetson U., Georgetown College.

    Career

    • Secretary-treasurer Jarman Shoe Company, 1925-1932, president, 1932-1933. President General Shoe. Corporation (became GENESCO, Inc.

      1959), 1933-1947, chairman, 1947-1969, chairman of the executive and finance committee, 1969-1973. Director Nashville City Bank & Trust Company, Finance Federation. Trustee Mutual Life Insurance Company New York, Genesco Retirement Fund.

    Works

    • Author: A Businessman Looks at the Bible. O Taste and See.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member Tennessee Tax Commission, 1949. Member Christian Bible Society (trustee), Pi Delta Epsilon, Theta Delta Chi, Theta Tau, Eta Mu Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma. Clubs: Bellemeade Country.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Anderson, October 10, 1928. Children: Franklin, Anne, Eugenia.
    • father: J.F. Jarman
    • mother: Eugenia (Maxey) Jarman
    • spouse: Sarah Anderson
    • children: Franklin Jarman
    • Anne Jarman
    • Eugenia Jarman
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    Died September 8, 1980
    (aged 76)
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