Jay S. Amyx

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Jay S. Amyx
Mayor of Boise, Idaho
In office
January 1966 – January 1974
Preceded by Eugene R. Shellworth
Succeeded by Richard Eardley
Personal details
Born (1923-09-27) September 27, 1923 (age 90)
Decatur, Texas
Died January 24, 2014
Boise, Idaho
Profession Builder, contractor and land Developer
Religion southern Baptist

Jay S. Amyx (born September 27, 1923) served two terms as mayor of Boise, Idaho, from 1966 to 1974.

In November 1965, Amyx became the first Boise mayor elected to a four-year term. Previous mayoral elections in Boise had been held in April and for two-year terms.

Amyx ran for the Republican nomination for Governor of Idaho in 1978, but finished last among a field of six in the primary election.[1]