June 15, 1915
Maxine Temple Jones was born in Johnsville (Bradley County). Jones was a Hot Springs (Garland County) businesswoman during the period from 1945 to the early 1970s. A well-known madam with numerous political connections, she managed a lucrative brothel operation that catered to politicians, businessmen, and mobsters. She documented her life in an autobiography published in 1983 titled, Maxine “Call Me Madam”: The Life and Times of a Hot Springs Madam.