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Lawyer , laundry machinery company executive

James Warner Hofstead, American Laundry machinery company executive, lawyer ( ind: mfg.law: pract. & administration)laundry machinery company executive, lawyer.


Hofstead, James Warner was born on February 3, 1913 in Jackson, Tennessee, United States. Son of Harry Oliver and Agnes Lucile (Blackard) Hofstead.


AB, Vanderbilt University, 1935. Bachelor of Laws, Vanderbilt University, 1938.


Private practice law. Vice president, board directors United Telephone Сompany, Nashville, from 1969, emeritus. President, board directors Wishy Washy, Inc., from 1946, Wishy Sales Inc., Nashville, 1959—1985.

Retired, 1985; president emeritus Wishy Sales Inc., from 1985.


  • Bar: Tennessee.


The life with Christ has nothing to do with being in a "church" atmosphere for all eternity. God’s salvation involves far more. He is planning to make his children productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.


The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.


As human beings people find themselves as part of an unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually helpless to change. If we accept forgiveness, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the full.


Captain United States Marine Corps, 1942-1945. Member Sons of the American Revolution (national committeeman, state president emeritus, national trustee), Sons of Confederate Veterans, Vanderbilt Bar Association (president emeritus), Southern Srs. Golf Association, Society of Cincinnati, English Spkg.

Union (emeritus, chairman), Society Colonial Wars (past governor Tennessee, past deputy governor general), Nashville Chamber of Commerce, Belle Meade Country Club, 200 Club, Exchange Club, Eccentric Club (London), Gasparilla 48 Club, Cumberland Club (charter), Sigma Chi.


Married Ellen Frances Bowers, December 27, 1940 (deceased). 1 child, Eda Lucile.

Harry Oliver Hofstead

Agnes Lucile (Blackard) Hofstead

Ellen Frances Bowers

Eda Lucile Hofstead