Jerome Melson

Past Chairman

Jerome Melson is a scholar of World War II and has a special interest in Tennesseans who fought in the conflict. He currently serves as attorney for Monroe County, the Industrial Development Board of Monroe County, and as City Attorney for the cities of Madisonville, Vonore, and Lake City, Tennessee. A native of Madisonville, he graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law with honors in 1988, after which he worked both in Washington and Knoxville. He worked as a staff assistant and field representative to U.S. Congressman John J. Duncan during high school, throughout college and part of law school.