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Thomas Clark Rye - 4A 21 - Camden, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 36° 03.477 W 088° 05.799
16S E 401232 N 3990932
Quick Description: Attorney who practice his craft here.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 12/13/2010 12:41:18 PM
Waymark Code: WMAAFG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 6

Long Description:

County of Marker: Benton County
Location of Marker: Main St. & Church Ave., courthouse lawn, Camden
Marker Text:
Born June 2, 1863, in a log cabin about ½ mi. N., he studied law at Charlotte, later began practice at Camden. Attorney general of the 13th Judicial District, 1908 ~ 12, he was the last Tennessee governor to be elected by a convention. Inaugurated Jan. 17, 1915, serving two terms, he was later Chancellor of the 8th Division. He died Sept. 12, 1953, and is buried in Paris.

Marker Name: Thomas Clark Rye

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number: 4A 21

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission

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