- Columns Left:
Essayettes of a 20th Century Man
REVISED and EXPANDED
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- For more than seventy years
JA Chambliss' columns have been published in: the Chattanooga
News, the Chattanooga Times, the Chattanooga News-Free
Press, and the Chattanooga Times-Free Press.
Friends suggested that he collect and publish some of these columns,
and he put them together in approximately chronological order.
The first was written in 1936. Some have never before been published.
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To a Small Tailor
At the Symphony
Stephen Vincent Benet
But Never Quite Forgotten
The Essence Of Nostalgia
Bell Buckle Spring
Kings Cross - Sydney
The Band Played On -
Getting the News
Wake Up, World T
he Woman Named Tomorrow
The Middle Ages
The Green Years End
The Face of the Earth
Thanks and Courage
Appreciation of Heroism
Charlie and the Mule
Note Written on a Rainy Night
Forests of the Night
Memorial The Day After
The Obsequious Gentleman and the Babe
Of Dust and Heroes
The Pursuit of Significance
The Last of September
The Golden Spell
The Needle of Noon
The Shining Racer
Casey Jones and the Ghost
The Lonely Sea and the Sky
The Longest Day
Tall Ships Carry Tall Men
An Answer in the Schools?
Requiem to a Storyteller
The Sweetest Music This Side of Heaven
Friendships, Golden and Lasting
Thumbs and Gardens
The Icarus Complex
For Liberty Ships
D-Day 40 Years Ago
In Memory of Robert Nathan
Restore the Spirit of Liberty
Other Mens Flowers
Last of the Line
The Voice and a Christmas Fantasy
Memories of The TAG
The Dream Peddler
Arms and A Man
Listen to the Mockingbird
The Fault of Strangeness
Tough Love: Discipline and the Modern World
Home: Mother, Father and a Sense of Security
Reading and the Gift of Imagination
Sounds of Music
The Train of Time
Treasure Memories of All Five Senses
Journalists, Too, Served a Key Role
During W W II
- Times of Our Lives
Remembrance and Renaissance
Return to Intolerance
- About the Author
- . . JAC (John Alexander Chambliss,
III) was born in 1910 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. His father and
both grandfathers were lawyers, as was he.
. . Educated at the strongly classical (Latin and Greek) Webb
School of Bell Buckle, Tennessee, VMI, and Southwestern of Memphis
(now Rhodes), he took his law degree at Cumberland University,
in Lebanon, Tennessee, graduating in 1932, at age 21. He was
a career trial lawyer.
. . In World War II he was a gunnery officer in the Navy in
the South Pacific.
. . His late wife was the former Bena McVea of Baton Rouge.
. . JAC actively participated in the business, civic, and religious
life of his community. He was an Episcopalian, a trustee of Webb
School, a director and 2-time president of the YMCA, and a Fellow
of the Royal Society of Artsof London, where he both lectured
and chaired lectures.
. . His hobbies were many and varied: travel, sketching, color
photography, writing both prose and poetry and the discovery
and exploration of people!
- . . He died in 2010 at age 99.
- To see a video of JAC Chambliss 1910-2010,
published May 18, 2015 by Ben Cagle
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