Representative Jimmy Eldridge

District 73
Part of Madison County
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Contact Information

Nashville Address

301 6th Avenue North
Suite 208 War Memorial Bldg.
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: (615) 741-7475
Fax: (615) 253-0373

District Address

29 Emerald Lake Drive
Jackson, TN 38305

Staff Contacts

Nathan Whitt

Mailing List


  • Personal Info
  • Committees
  • Community Involvement
  • Honors & Awards
    • Born April 1, 1948 in Madison County
    • Son of Air Force Colonel William W. and Ella Frances Eldridge (mother formerly from Bemis)
    • Married with two children
    • Insurance Agent, Businessman, Farm Owner
    • Evangelical Christian, Former Deacon
    • B.S., Chemistry and Biology, Lambuth University
    • Graduate Studies, University of Memphis
    • House member of the 103rd through 109th General Assemblies
    • Republican Caucus Vice Chair 104th through 105th General Assemblies
    • Assistant Minority Floor Leader for the 103rd General Assembly
    • 2011 Appointed to the TN Workforce Development Board
    • Lifetime member of the NRA
    • Board of Directors for Fellowship of Christian Athletes, 12 years – Chairman, 2 years
    • Local businessman and former owner of Allison-Eldridge Insurance Group, Inc.
    • Member of the Insurers of Tennessee and the State Association of Professional Insurance Agents of Tennessee - former member of the Government and Industry Affairs Committee, former local president and member of the State Board of Directors
    • Member of the Jackson Rotary Club, since 1977- Paul Harris Fellow, Senior Active and former Board Member
    • Served as Chairman of the Finance Committee to build Madison County Fire Station #10
    • Board Member, Jackson Symphony, since 1993– member of finance committee
    • Citizens' Advisory Committee for Madison County Sheriff's Department
    • Member of the Jackson-Madison County Chamber of Commerce – Member of the Governmental Affairs Committee
    • Previous Chairman, Madison County Republican Party, (1998-2000)
    • Re-elected for second term to the Madison County Commission (Aug. 1, 2002) - currently serving on 8 committees, Chairman of Insurance Committee
    • Partner in Education (PIE) with the Jackson-Madison County School System
    • Current Advisory Board Member of Bancorp South
    • Member of the National Rifle Association (NRA), supports Second Amendment Rights.
    • Member, The Chamber, Jackson
    • Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity
    • Former Board Member, West Tennessee Boy Scouts of America
    • Support The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) organization.
    • Member, American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
    • Member, Emmaus Community, a Christian organization
    • Member, Pinson Ruritan Club.
    • Member, National Association of Sportsmen Legislators
    • Member, American Legislative Exchange Council
    • Member, National Council of State Legislators
    • 2012 Southwest TN Development District Legislator of the Year
    • 2012 NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award
    • 2011, Man of the Year, Tennessee Men's Health Network's (TMHN)
    • 2009 United Way Legislator of the Year
    • 2007, Jackson Affordable Housing, Jo Helen Imani Award
    • 2005, Legislator of the Year, Tennessee Development District Association
    • Paul Harris Fellow
    • 2004, Southwest Tennessee Development District Legislator of the Year