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 Jere Baxter BREWER (1902- )

HOUSE, 73rd and 74th General Assemblies, 1943-47; representing Roane County; Republican. Born at Crossville, Cumberland County, June 26, 1902; son of E.P. and Ada (FLYNN) BREWER. Attended elementary school of Crossville; high school at Pleasant Hill, Cumberland County. Married at Doyle, White County, Feb. 23, 1925, to Velma TAYLOR, daughter of Jerry C. and Emma (HASTON) TAYLOR; children--Billy T. and Jere Ann. Engaged in business at Harriman, Roane County; owner of Five to Five Fabric Shops; operates theater; director in First National Bank of Harriman. Alderman one term; member power board. Member official board of Methodist Episcopal Church and president Adult Bible Class; Free and Accepted Masons; Order of the Mystic Shrine and sometime secretary of Roane Shrine Club; sometime president of Kiwanis Club and of Chamber of Commerce; Young Men's Business Club. Address (1968) 729 Clinton Ave., Harriman.

Sources: Information supplied by wife, Mrs. J.B. Brewer, Harriman, Mar. 29, 1966; Rockwood Times, Feb. 16, 1943 July 13, 1944; Aug. 14, 1947; Tenn. Public Acts, 1943, 1945; Tenn. Vital Statistics, Birth Certificate D-332140; Harriman Telephone Directory, 1968.

From: Biographical Directory, Tennessee General Assembly, 1796-1969, Roane County, Tennessee State Library and Archives.