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Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

James H. Malone

Oct. 31, 1851 - June 29, 1929

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 20, 2014
1. James H. Malone Marker
Inscription.  The 35th mayor of Memphis, 1906-1910. Author of "The Chickasaw Nation". He shared a legal office on the 11th floor of the exchange building, overlooking Court Square, with his younger brother Walter Malone. Judge of the second circuit court of Shelby County. Walter was a writer and author of the famous poem "Opportunity".

Mayor Malone said, "My greatest regret in leaving this office is the pleasure I have had in watching the pigeons and squirrels in this square. I am glad I have made it possible for them to be fed daily."
 
Erected 1991 by Alba R. Malone.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicGovernment & Politics.
 
Location. 35° 8.754′ N, 90° 3.078′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on North 2nd Street. The marker is located in Court Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Memphis TN 38103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Court Square Saved (a few steps from this marker); First Tennessee Bank (a few steps from this marker); Hattie Manely

James H. Malone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 20, 2014
2. James H. Malone Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); WMC Radio Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Wildcats (within shouting distance of this marker); 128 Court Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Tennessee Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Alva Edison (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 352 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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