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Sevierville in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Mayors of the City of Sevierville

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, November 21, 2010
1. The Mayors of the City of Sevierville Marker
Inscription. Several attempts were made in the incorporation of the city of Sevierville since its founding in 1795, but it was not until 1901 that a continuous chartered city government was established. Ambrose M. Paine was elected Sevierville's first mayor on May 2, 1901 having received his law degree from the University of Tennessee that same year. The son of a minister he had moved with his family to Sevier County in 1886. An active businessman and State Democratic Party Leader, Mr. Paine was appointed by Gov. Tom Rye to the Judgeship of the Second Judicial Circuit of Tennessee in 1916.

A.M. Paine 1901-1904
A.T. Marshall 1904-1906
W.A. Catlett 1906-1908
M.B. McMahan 1908-1909
W.S. Murphy 1909-1913
H.C. Blair 1913-1915
J.B. Waters 1915-1917
J.S. Ballard 1917-1919
J.L. Thornton 1919-1921
B.W. Murphy 1921-1927
J. Ed. Emert 1927-1931
S.L. Atchley 1931-1933
*Roy C. Marshall 1933-1938
Bert C. Ketner 1938-1945
J. Reed Wade 1945-1947
Robert S. Howard 1947-1951
Robert L. Ogle Jr. 1951-1953
Ronald J. Ingle 1953-1959
James A. Temple 1959-1963
Roy C. Newman 1963-1969
Robert S. Howard 1969-1971
Herbert F. Lawson 1971-1973
J. Cliff Davis 1973-1977
Gary R. Wade 1977-1987
* Died in office
 
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The Mayors of the City of Sevierville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 21, 2010
2. The Mayors of the City of Sevierville Marker
1986 by Sevier Museum of History and Art.
 
Location. 35° 52.128′ N, 83° 33.928′ W. Marker is in Sevierville, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 411) and Court Avenue, on the left when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker located in Mitchell Corner across the street from Pioneer Credit Company. Marker is in this post office area: Sevierville TN 37862, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William M. Whaley (a few steps from this marker); James Crawford Murphy (within shouting distance of this marker); Sevierville (within shouting distance of this marker); Timothy Reagan (within shouting distance of this marker); Isaac Thomas (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Atchley (within shouting distance of this marker); James McMahan (within shouting distance of this marker); Isaac Dockery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sevierville.
 
Categories. Government
 
The Mayors of the City of Sevierville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 21, 2010
3. The Mayors of the City of Sevierville Marker
The Mayors of the City of Sevierville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 21, 2010
4. The Mayors of the City of Sevierville Marker
This public square area has been erected to the memory of Ambrose M. Paine 1866-1947 First Mayor of Sevierville 1901 Attorney Judge. Second Judicial Circuit State of Tennessee "Public Servants make a good Community" Donated by Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Paine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 30, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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