Chew C. Sawyer

Chew C. Sawyer (HM1MDC)

Location: Memphis, TN 38106 Shelby County
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N 35° 6.561', W 90° 0.907'

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Chew C. Sawyer was a mid-twentieth century African-American entrepreneur. He founded Sawyer Realty Company, which later became Cornette Realty; Arnette Construction Company; Future Insurance Agency; and Sawyer Rental Agency. In 1956, Sawyer founded and was the first president of Mutual Federal Savings and Loan, the first African-American savings and loan in Memphis. Sawyer built and financed many homes, including his home on the historic Parkway system.
Marker Number4E 145
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 772054 N 3889247
Decimal Degrees35.10935000, -90.01511667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 6.561', W 90° 0.907'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 6' 33.66" N, 90° 0' 54.42" W
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Area Code(s)901
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1415-1427 S Pkwy E, Memphis TN 38106, US
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