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Jared Maddux Edit Profile

politician , member of the Tennessee State Senate

Jared Maddux, American lawyer, state government official. award Tenn; award, United States Jr. member firm Maddux, Moore & Moore.; Member Tennessee (president 1944-1945), Elizabethton (president 1941-1942) junior chambers of commerce, American Legion (vice chairman national legislative commission).; Mason (Shriner).; Club: Lions.


Maddux, Jared was born on July 20, 1911 in Buffalo Valley, Tennessee, United States. Son of Solon and Daisy (Jared) Maddux.


Bachelor of Science, Tennessee Polytech. Institute, 1934; Bachelor of Laws, E. Tennessee Law School, 1938.


Bar, 1940; member firm Maddux, Moore & Moore. Chief clerk Tennessee House of Representatives, 1944. Comptroller Tennessee Treasury, 1945-1949.

State senator, speaker Tennessee Senate, also lieutenant governor Tennessee, 1953-1958, 65-66. Young Man of Year award Tennessee Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1943. Good Government award, United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1948.


Church should build bridges with political institutions through organizing ecumenical delegations to the party conferences.


Different kinds of small groups inside the overall Methodist movement should be encouraged to developed, so that both leaders and members of the societies could receive support and challenge in their faith.


A member of the Tennessee State Senate, he was elected by his colleagues to serve as the 43rd Lieutenant Governor of Tennessee from 1953 to 1959 and again from 1965 to 1967 under Governor Frank G. Clement, longer than any other person except John S. Wilder, who held the office from 1971 to 2007.


Married Mary V. Lane, July 6, 1935. Children: Virginia L., John Jared, Rachel N.

Solon Maddux

Daisy (Jared) Maddux

Mary V. Lane

Rachel N. Maddux

Virginia L. Maddux

John Jared Maddux