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businessman , State legislator

John Thomas Bragg, State legislator, retired businessman. Named to distinguished alumni and athletic Hall of Fame, Middle Tennessee State University.


Bragg, John Thomas was born on May 9, 1918 in Woodbury, Tennessee, United States.


Bachelor, Middle Tennessee State University, 1940. Postgraduate, University Tennessee.


Member, Tennessee House of Representatives, Nashville, 1965-1996;chairman finance, ways and means committee, Tennessee House of Representatives, Nashville, 1973-1996;deputy speaker, Tennessee House of Representatives, Nashville, 1984-1996. Chairman Tennessee Advisory Commision on Intergovtl. Rels., 1982-1996; former member United States ACIR.


Sunday school teacher 1st Baptist Church, Murfreesboro, Tennessee Sergeant United States Air Force. Member Murfreesboro Chamber of Commerce (past president), Tennessee Press Association (past president), Middle Tennessee State University Foundation, Blue Raider Club (past president), National Conference State Legislatures (president 1985), Southern Legislation Conference (past chairman), Murfreesboro Sportsman's Club (past president), Stones River Country Club (charter), American Legion, Rotary (past president Murfreesboro), Moose, Kappa Alpha.


Married Susan Lytle, June 9, 1940 (divorced). Married Annie McElroy, June 25, 1945 (divorced). Married Susan Lytle Gay, July 1, 1986.

Children: John Thomas Junior, David M. Stepchildren: Annalee Gay, Betty Gay Teoman, David Gay.

Susan Lytle

Annie McElroy

Susan Lytle Gay

John Thomas Junior Bragg

David M. Bragg

Annalee Gay Bragg

Betty Gay Teoman Bragg

David Gay Bragg