Shelbyville City Mayor
Mayor Ewing Wallace Cartwright
was elected Mayor in 2006, re-elected in 2010, and re-elected
to a third term in 2014. He is a native of Shelbyville and
Bedford County and graduated from Shelbyville Central High
School in 1954. Mayor Cartwright attended Middle Tennessee State
College (now MTSU), as well as taking courses in real estate at
Motlow State Community College.
As Mayor, Mr. Cartwright presides at all meetings of the
City Council, and performs other duties consistent with the City
Mayor Cartwright was a
partner in Ewing F. Cartwright & Son, General Contractors from
1956-1980, also working from 1970-1972 as a sales representative
for Gold Bond Building Products, a division of National Gypsum
He has been employed in construction or related fields for
over 52 years.
Mayor Cartwright has been married for 52 years to Martha
Gene Trolinger Cartwright. They have three daughters, Cindy,
Debbie, and Angela, six grandchildren, two great grandsons,
seven step grandchildren and eight step great grandchildren.
a member of
Fair Haven Baptist Church.