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John Wallace Tallman, alcohol/drug abuse services administrator, lawyer. Bar: Tennessee, Virginia; licensed alcohol and other drugs of abuse counselor, Tennessee; certified addictions counselor.


Tallman, John Wallace was born on March 5, 1935 in Rapid City, South Dakota, United States. Son of William Staples and Anne Margaret (Rommel) Tallman.


Bachelor, University Virginia, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1962.


General counsel, Chattanooga, 1962-1982. Alcohol and drug dependency counselor CADAS, 1982-1983. Director chemical dependency recovery program Greenleaf Center, Inc., Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, 1984-1991.

Alcohol and drug clin coordinator Wescott Center, Hamilton Medical Center, Dalton, 1991-1993. Director agency services Council for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Inc., Chattanooga, since 1993.


With United States Army, 1957-1959, European Theatre of Operations. Member National Association Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, Tennessee Association Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (board directors 1990-1992, treasurer 1988-1989, president 1990-1991, Member of Year 1989 Southeast Tennessee/Chattnooga chapter), National Episcopalian Coalition on Alcohol and Drugs, Chattanooga/Hamilton County Mental Health Association, Society Americans for Recovery, Tennessee Alcohol and Drug Association, Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Massachusetts, Kappa Alpha, Phi Alpha Delta.


  • Other Interests

    Geneology, reading, gardening, computer science.