1895-1969Governor of Tennessee for three successive terms 1939-1945. A native of Bedford County and graduate of Webb School, Princeton and Harvard Law School, he was Attorney General of the 8th Judicial Circuit, a member of the 63rd and 70th General Assemblies, U.S. Ambassador to Peru 1946-1948. President of the 1953 Tennessee Constitutional Convention, Veteran of WW I and State Commander of the American Legion. He reactivated the Tennessee Historical Commission and was a member 1941-1969.
|Marker Number||3G 31|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 10:51am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 549543 N 3926907|
|Decimal Degrees||35.48446667, -86.45383333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 29.068', W 86° 27.23'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 29' 4.08" N, 86° 27' 13.80" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||931, 615|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 401-409 E Lane St, Shelbyville TN 37160, US|
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