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Walton Maxey Jarman

apparel company executive.

Walton Maxey Jarman, American apparel company executive. Member Tennessee Tax Commission, 1949; Member Christian Bible Society (trustee), Pi Delta Epsilon, Theta Delta Chi, Theta Tau, Eta Mu Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

Jarman, Walton Maxey was born on May 10, 1904 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of J.F. and Eugenia (Maxey) Jarman.

Education

Educated Massachusetts Institute Technology. Doctor of Laws, Stetson U., Georgetown College.

Career

Secretary-treasurer Jarman Shoe Company, 1925-1932, president, 1932-1933. President General Shoe. Corporation (became GENESCO, Inc.

1959), 1933-1947, chairman, 1947-1969, chairman of the executive and finance committee, 1969-1973. Director Nashville City Bank & Trust Company, Finance Federation. Trustee Mutual Life Insurance Company New York, Genesco Retirement Fund.

Works

  • Author: A Businessman Looks at the Bible. O Taste and See.

Membership

Member Tennessee Tax Commission, 1949. Member Christian Bible Society (trustee), Pi Delta Epsilon, Theta Delta Chi, Theta Tau, Eta Mu Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma. Clubs: Bellemeade Country.

Connections

Married Sarah Anderson, October 10, 1928. Children: Franklin, Anne, Eugenia.

father:
J.F. Jarman

mother:
Eugenia (Maxey) Jarman

spouse:
Sarah Anderson

children:
Franklin Jarman

Anne Jarman

Eugenia Jarman