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Jerry Aven Maddox Edit Profile

writer , catalog executive

Jerry Aven Maddox was American catalog executive, writer. Named one of Outstanding Atlantans, Heritage Public Company, 1977-1978.


Maddox, Jerry Aven was born on September 27, 1935 in Atlanta. Son of George Ernest and Emilie Marion (Peeples) Maddox.


Bachelor of Business Administration in Financial and Accounting, Emory University, Atlanta, 1957. Juris Doctor in Law, Emory University, Atlanta, 1964.


Catalog management executive Sears, Roebuck & Company, Atlanta, 1957—1989. Substitute teacher DeKalb County School Systems, 1992—2000. With United States Marine Corps.

Active duty and reserves, 1957-1963.



Page Congressman James C. Davis, Washington, 1951. Member National Association Purchasing Managers, 1989—1992, Purchasing Managers Associate Geography, 1989—1992. Administrative board Dunwoody United Methodist Church, 1972—1981.

Coach national age group United States Swimming, 1978—1988. Vice president, secretary DeKalb County Junior Chamber of Commerce, Georgia, 1964—1970. Life member Dunwoody Preservation Trust, Inc., 2004.

Member of Sons of the American Revolution, Roswell History Association (Georgia), Emory University Alumni Association, Military Order Stars and Bars Lieutenant (Commander General William J. Hardee chapter 2002-2003, Jackson medal 2000), Sons of Confederate Veterans (Commander Major Chas. A. Dunwoody Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #1682 2002-2006, Leader Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp (Roswell Mills) which received District Camp Year award 2008, Commander Roswell Mills Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #1547 2008-2009, Leader Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp (Roswell Mills) which received District Camp Year award 2009, Best Scrapbook & Best Newsletter 2008, 2009, Brigade Commander Award 2009), Corpus Cordis Aureum (50 years alumni), St. Andrews Society, since 2000., Fort Delaware Society (life), National Eagle Scout Association (life), Eddy Family Association (life. Recording secretary 1995—2000), Belle Meade Hunt Club (equestrian), St. David's Welsh Society Georgia, 2000-2007, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Pi Kappa Alpha Social Fraternity (President Council 2008-2010, Lily of the Valley Society 2010), Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity.


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, running.


Married Roberta Ann Eddy. Children: Lamont Edward, Ryan Allen, Jolie Aven.

George Ernest Maddox

Emilie Marion (Peeples) Maddox

Roberta Ann Eddy

Lamont Edward Maddox

Ryan Allen Maddox

Jolie Aven Maddox