Quillen, Jimmy

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Quillen, Jimmy Gender: M
James Henry Quillen
born on 11 January 1916 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place DeKalb, Virginia, 36n45, 82w35
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 19°54' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 11°50 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 23°50'

Jimmy Quillen (circa 1995)


American Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Tennessee from 1963 to 1997. Quillen voted twice against the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

During 1936, Quillen invested his own personal savings of $42 to become the publisher and owner of The Kingsport Mirror, a weekly newspaper that he started in Kingsport, Tennessee. Quillen sold The Kingsport Mirror during 1939 and moved to Johnson City, Tennessee (where he resided at the Montrose Court Apartments) to start up another weekly newspaper, The Johnson City Times.

Quillen served in the United States Navy as a public information officer from late 1942 to 1946.

Jimmy Quillen died on 2 November 2003, aged 87, in Kingsport, Tennessee.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 87)
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Republican)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor