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Robert Madison DELANEY (1911- )

HOUSE, 82nd General Assembly, 1961-63; representing Roane County; Republican. Born at Rockwood, Roane County, Sept. 9, 1911; son of J.H. and Ann L. (BOWMAN) DELANEY. Graduated from Roane County High School, 1931. Married at Kingston, Roane County, June 21, 1942, to Mildred J. LADD; children--Robert Ladd and Amanda Ann. Associated with Atlantic Ice and Coal Co. sixteen years; in lumber business at Kingston; materials supervisor State Highway Dept. Sheriff of Roane County three terms. In World War II; inducted at Rockwood Sept. 11, 1942; began active service at Fort Olgethorpe, Ga., Sept. 25, 1942; separated from service at demoblization, Fort Knox, Ky., Dec. 22, 1945; departed for foreign service Aug. 9, 1943, and returned Dec. 17, 1945; awarded: European, African, Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon; Distinquished Unit Badge; World War II Victory Medal; Good Conduct Metal; member American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; La Societe des 40 Hommes at 8 Chevaux. Member Baptist Church; Free and Accepted Masons, Master and 32nd Degree, Scottish Rite; Order of the Mystic Shrine; Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks; Tennessee Sheriffs Ass'n. Address (1954), 149, North Kentucky Ave., Kingston. Grandson of John Washington BOWMAN; cousin of B. Jack BOWMAN, sometime members Tenn. General Assembly.

Sources: Information supplied by self, Apr. 8, 1965, and by Tenn. War Records Bureau; Information card, Tenn. Legislative Council; Rockwood Times, May 20, 1954; May 24 and June 7, 1956; Kingston City Directory, 1964. 

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