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Alpine in Overton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Albert Houston Roberts

 
 
Albert Houston Roberts Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 4, 2020
1. Albert Houston Roberts Marker
Inscription.  

Born 0.7 mi. from here, July 4, 1868. First a teacher, then county school superintendent, he later served 10 years as Chancellor of the Fourth Division, of 15 counties. Elected Governor in 1919, he served one term, during which the Woman Suffrage Amendment to the Constitution was ratified. He died June 25, 1946.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2D 12.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationGovernment & PoliticsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1868.
 
Location. 36° 23.611′ N, 85° 12.9′ W. Marker is in Alpine, Tennessee, in Overton County. Marker is at the intersection of Jamestown Highway (State Highway 85) and Pat Carr Lane, on the right when traveling east on Jamestown Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 Pat Carr Ln, Alpine TN 38543, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alpine School (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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Camp Myers (approx. 3.8 miles away); a different marker also named Albert Houston Roberts (approx. 5.8 miles away); Specialist 4 James T. Davis (approx. 6 miles away); Overton County Veterans Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Overton County Courthouse (approx. 6 miles away); a different marker also named Overton County Courthouse (approx. 6 miles away); Staff Sergeant Loval E. Ayers (approx. 6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Gov. Albert Houston Roberts. Biography by National Governors Association. (Submitted on October 6, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Albert Houston Roberts Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 4, 2020
2. Albert Houston Roberts Marker
Gov. Albert H. Roberts image. Click for full size.
Courtesy Tennessee State Library and Archives
3. Gov. Albert H. Roberts
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 6, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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