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Thomas Clark Rye

 
 
Thomas Clark Rye Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 19, 2014
1. Thomas Clark Rye Marker
Inscription. Born June 2, 1863, in a log cabin, about 1/2 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.)
 
Location. 36° 3.485′ N, 88° 5.803′ W. Marker is in Camden, Tennessee, in Benton County. Marker is on E. Main Street. Touch for map. The marker is located on the grounds of the Benton County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Camden TN 38320, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mary Cordelia Beasley-Hudson (a few steps from this marker); David Benton (within shouting distance of this marker); Fighting on the Tennessee River (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Tennessee River in the Civil War (approx. 7.3 miles away); Old Johnsonville (approx. 7.3 miles away); The Union Supply Depot
Thomas Clark Rye Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 19, 2014
2. Thomas Clark Rye Marker
(approx. 7.3 miles away); The Town of Johnsonville (approx. 7.4 miles away); Nashville and Northwestern Railroad (approx. 7.5 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.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
Benton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 19, 2014
3. Benton County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 16, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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