1918-1973Chew 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 Number||4E 145|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 772054 N 3889247|
|Decimal Degrees||35.10935000, -90.01511667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 6.561', W 90° 0.907'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 6' 33.66" N, 90° 0' 54.42" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1415-1427 S Pkwy E, Memphis TN 38106, US|
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