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Bristol in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

John Isaac Cox

3.5 mi →

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 10, 2020
1. John Isaac Cox Marker
Inscription.  Born in a house 300 yards east of this road, Oct. 23, 1857, he held nearly every public office in his county, besides being three times member of the General Assembly. While Speaker of the State Senate, he became Governor to succeed James B. Frazier, March 21, 1905. He died Sept. 5. 1946, and is buried in Glenwood Cemetery in Bristol.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 63.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 30.416′ N, 82° 16.257′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is at the intersection of Maplehurst Lane and Tennessee Highway 394, on the right when traveling west on Maplehurst Lane. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4028 Highway 394, Bluff City TN 37618, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edward Cox Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); Womack's Old Fort (approx.
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 10, 2020
2. John Isaac Cox Marker
2.1 miles away); Bluff City (approx. 2.3 miles away); Battle of Blountville (approx. 3˝ miles away); Tipton Town House (approx. 3˝ miles away); The Cannonball House (approx. 3˝ miles away); Anderson Townhouse (approx. 3˝ miles away); Ralph Blizard (approx. 3˝ miles away).
 
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Tennessee State Library and Archives
3. John Isaac Cox
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 15, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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