Buford Hayse Pusser

Buford Hayse Pusser (HMBNV)

Location: Selmer, TN 38375 McNairy County
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N 35° 12.357', W 88° 27.586'

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On December 12, 1937, Buford Hayse Pusser was born in Finger, Tennessee. In 1962 he became Adamsville's chief of police. He was elected sherrif of McNairy County in 1864. Soon his courageous fight against crime exposed him to much danger and many personal injuries. A movie and a book based on Sheriff Pusser's experiences made him a nationally known hero. He died in an automobile accident here on August 21, 1974.
Marker Number4C 26
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 7:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 367123 N 3896858
Decimal Degrees35.20595000, -88.45976667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 12.357', W 88° 27.586'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 12' 21.42" N, 88° 27' 35.16" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2215-2489 Lawton Rd, Selmer TN 38375, US
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