- Category : 1916-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (5,12,35,46)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Cycles 2
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.