|1. ||Judge Gary R. Wade was born 31 May 1948, Knox County, Tennessee. |
Born May 31, 1948, Knox County, TN. Married; three children; Methodist; B.S. University of Tennessee, 1970; J. D. University of Tennessee College of Law, 1973; private practice of law 1973-87; member of University of Tennessee Chancellorís Associates 1988-91; University of Tennessee College of Arts and Sciences Board of Visitors; University of Tennessee College of Law Deanís Circle; UT Development Council; Tennessee Bar Association, past member House of Delegates and Board of Governors; American Bar Association, Convention Delegate; Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association; Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; American Inns of Court; fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation; Tennessee Sentencing Commission 1990-94; Tennessee Judicial Conference, Executive Committee 1990-97; President, Tennessee Judicial Conference, 1995-96; president of Eta South Province, Phi Delta Theta Fraternity 1990-97; past president of Sevierville Lions Club; former chairman of Sevier County Heart Association; recipient of 1987 American Heart Association Presidential Award; 1987 Key to the City of Sevierville; 1987 Sevierville Chamber of Commerce Award; Mountain Press Mover and Shaker of the Year 1983-85 and 1997; Gary R. Wade Boulevard, 1987; Mayor, City of Sevierville, 1977-87; President, Friends of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park; Leadership Knoxville Class (1995- 96); Vice-chair, Leadership Sevier Class of 1997; Walters State Community College Foundation Board of Trustees; Pellissippi State Technical Community College Presidentís Associates; Board of Directors, East Tennessee Foundation; Honorary Chair, Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains 1996 Financial Campaign; Board of Directors, AAA East Tennessee; Board of Directors, United Way of Greater Knoxville Campaign Cabinet 1997; Board of Directors, Tennesseeís Resource Valley. appointed to Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, 1987; elected 1988; reelected 1990 and 1998. Appointed to the Tennessee Supreme Court May 30, 2006.
"Sevier County, Tennessee and Its Heritage", 1994, p 371.
Gary — Sandra Franklin. (daughter of William Ashley Franklin) [Group Sheet]