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Atwood in Carroll County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Gordon Browning

1889 - 1976

 
 
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By Ken Smith, January 24, 2009
1. Gordon Browning Marker
Inscription. Governor Browning was born in Carroll County. After graduating from Cumberland Law School in 1915, he began practicing in Huntingdon. He commanded Battery D, 114th Field Artillery in France in World War I. In 1922 he was elected to Congress and served six terms, and in 1937 he was inaugurated as governor. During World War II Colonel Browning served in Military Government in the Belgrum - Luxembourg Mission and in Germany. Reelected governor of Tennessee in 1948, he held office until 1953.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4A 34.)
 
Location. 35° 57.744′ N, 88° 41.606′ W. Marker is in Atwood, Tennessee, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Atwod Highway (U.S. 79) and Jax Road, on the right when traveling east on Atwod Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atwood TN 38220, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gibson County (approx. mile away); Carroll County (approx. mile away); Gibson County Training School / Polk - Clark School (approx. 5.3 miles away); Gibson County Training School (approx.
Gordon Browning Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, January 24, 2009
2. Gordon Browning Marker
5.3 miles away); Hillsman House (approx. 6.2 miles away); Forrest's Raid (approx. 6.9 miles away); First County Court (approx. 6.9 miles away); Christmasville (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atwood.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 449 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 8, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee.   2. submitted on February 3, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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