Jack Maffeo was born in Denver in 1914. He graduated from North High School, followed by serving as a Major in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Jack began his automotive career in a parts warehouse for Chevrolet. After returning from the War, he joined Craig Frederick Chevrolet in Arvada as a sales manager.
In 1950, he established Maffeo Chevrolet Cadillac in Torrington, Wyoming. Four years later, he sold that dealership and became an owner and general manager of Craig Chevrolet.
During his time as a Chevrolet dealer, Jack was very active in the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association and in community affairs. In 1982, Jack was Colorado’s nominee for the TIME Magazine Quality Dealer award.
Jack retired in 1985, and moved to Scottsdale, Arizona where he renewed his passion for golf.
He was married to Jeanne for 62 years. They were blessed with three children, Linda, Bill and Joan, along with three grandchildren who were the apples of Jack’s eye.