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Camden in Benton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Thomas Clark Rye

 
 
Thomas Clark Rye Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 19, 2014
1. Thomas Clark Rye Marker
Inscription.  Born June 2, 1863, in a log cabin, about ½ mile 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.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4A 21.)
 
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. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1848.
 
Location. 36° 3.485′ N, 88° 5.803′ W. Marker is in Camden, Tennessee, in Benton County. Marker is on E. Main Street. The marker is located on the grounds of the Benton County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camden TN 38320, 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. Mary Cordelia Beasley-Hudson (a few steps from this marker); Senator Mildred Jolly Lashlee (within shouting distance of this marker);
Thomas Clark Rye Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 19, 2014
2. Thomas Clark Rye Marker
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Gunboats and Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); David Benton (within shouting distance of this marker); Irish CSA Soldiers (approx. 0.8 miles away); "Tranquility" (approx. 0.8 miles away); One of Country Music's Darkest Days (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bombarding Johnsonville (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Clarke Rye - The Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. (Submitted on June 17, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Benton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 19, 2014
3. Benton County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 16, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 22, 2022