Born: 09-09-1908 in Stuarts Draft, VA
Father: John McBride McChesney Sr 06-08-1877 to 11-18-1965
Mother: Mary Margaret Timberlake 05-12-1880 to 03-21-1957
Spouse1: Helen Virginia Hildebrand 02-05-1920 Married: 06-28-1947 Tinkling Spring Church
Child1: John McBride McChesney III 03-22-1950
Child2: Seth Baylor McChesney 07-08-1952
Occupation: Life Insurance; John served in the Army in Winchester, England, and also in Africa and Sicily. He is semi-retired from being the owner of the Valley Insurance Agency in Waynesboro. He was named the Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary, the club's highest honor. He was chairman of the Board of Deacons of the Tinkling Springs Church from 1952-53. He has been Ruling Elder since 1954, the local Church's highest office. He is past President of the Augusta County Historical Society, Chairman of the Waynesboro Planning Committee. He was on the Commission to the General Assembly in Atlanta in 1983 when the Northern and Southern Presbyterian Churches re-united for the first time since 1861. He was one of five elders from the Shenandoah Presbytery.
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