MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY
HOUSE, 77th General Assembly, 1951-53; representing Montgomery and Houston counties; Democrat. Born in Montgomery County Feb 13, 1913; son of Alva Elliott and Mabel (Riggins) Edmondson. Attended elementary school at Clarksville, Montgomery County; high school, four years; college, four years; attended business college and Air College, Chicago, IL. Married at Clarksville in 1938; wife named Margaret Opal; no children indicated. Owns and operates at Clarksville the Montgomery Hotel, Royal York Hotel, Northern Bank Snack Bar, and Clarksville Sanitary Disposal Co. Member city commission of Clarksville eight years; mayor of that city. Member Church of Christ; Chamber of Commerce; Clarksville Golf and County Club; Civitan Club, serving as treasurer and as president. Address (1967) 120 S. 2nd, Clarksville.
Sources: Information supplied by self, July 26, 1963; TN Public Acts,
1951; Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle, Nov 6, 1948; TN Vital Statistics, Birth
Certificate No. D-162; 185; Clarksville City Directory, 1961, 1967.
Biographies submitted by Jill Hastings-Johnson, Montgomery County Archivist