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Lawyer

John Shields Carriger, American lawyer. Bar: Tennessee bar 1927. Member American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Chattanooga Bar Association (president 1954-1955, board governors 1955-1956), World Peace Through Law Center, University Tennessee Alumni Association (past president Hamilton County), University Tennessee College Law Alumni (president 1949-1950), Order of Coif, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Tau Omega.

Background

Carriger, John Shields was born on August 7, 1902 in Morristown, Tennessee, United States. Son of John Stonewall and Elizabeth (Gammon) Carriger.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Tennessee, 1925. Bachelor of Laws, University Tennessee, 1927.

Career

Partner Strang, Fletcher, Carriger, Walker, Hodge & Smith (and predecessor), Chattanooga, 1933-1983, of counsel, since 1983.

Achievements

  • Bar: Tennessee bar 1927.

Religion

People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform us, and so we should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

Views

The Bible can be puzzling but it is continually a source of inspiration and direction in lives of people.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Chattanooga Bar Association (president 1954-1955, board governors 1955-1956), World Peace Through Law Center, University Tennessee Alumni Association (past president Hamilton County), University Tennessee College Law Alumni (president 1949-1950), Order of Coif, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Tau Omega. Clubs: Executives (Chattanooga) (president 1946-1947), Mountain City (Chattanooga). Lodge: Kiwanis.

Connections

Married Helen Fletcher, June 25, 1935. Children: John Fletcher, William Converse, Martha (Mistress Gordon P. O'Neill).

father:
John Stonewall Carriger

mother:
Elizabeth (Gammon) Carriger

spouse:
Helen Fletcher

child:
John Fletcher Carriger

child:
William Converse Carriger

child:
Martha Carriger (Mistress Gordon P. O'Neill)