Gordon Browning

Gordon Browning (HMYOU)

Location: Atwood, TN 38220 Carroll County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 57.744', W 88° 41.606'

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1889 - 1976

Governor Browning was born in Carroll County. After graduating from Cumberland Law School in 1915, he began practicing in Huntingdon. He commanded Battery D, 114th Field Artillery in France in World War I. In 1922 he was elected to Congress and served six terms, and in 1937 he was inaugurated as governor. During World War II Colonel Browning served in Military Government in the Belgrum - Luxembourg Mission and in Germany. Reelected governor of Tennessee in 1948, he held office until 1953.
Marker Number4A 34
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:46am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 347295 N 3981103
Decimal Degrees35.96240000, -88.69343333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 57.744', W 88° 41.606'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 57' 44.64" N, 88° 41' 36.36" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 236 Atwood Hwy, Atwood TN 38220, US
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