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Madisonville in Monroe County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Estes Kefauver

1903–1963

 
 
Estes Kefauver Marker image. Click for full size.
By R.E. Smirth, July 11, 2007
1. Estes Kefauver Marker
Inscription. Born and buried on this land near Madisonville. Graduate of University of Tennessee, Yale Law School. Attorney; State Commissioner of Finance and Taxation January-May 1939; U.S. Representative from the Third Congressional District 1939–1948; U.S. Senator 1948–1963; Candidate for Presidential Nomination Democratic Party, 1956; Statesman whose interests were Congressional Procedural Reform, Atlantic Union, Crime Prevention, Anti-Monopoly Legislation.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number IF 29.)
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 35° 30.65′ N, 84° 21.75′ W. Marker was in Madisonville, Tennessee, in Monroe County. Marker was on Tellico Street South near Kefauver Lane, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Madisonville TN 37354, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. John Crawford Vaughn (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory of Those Who Served (approx. 0.6 miles away); Monroe County Courthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); War Comes to Madisonville (approx. 0.6 miles away);
Estes Kefauver Facing South image. Click for full size.
By R.E. Smirth, July 11, 2007
2. Estes Kefauver Facing South
Old Federal Road (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Great Craighead Cave (approx. 4.2 miles away); Lost Sea (approx. 4.3 miles away); Sweetwater Depot (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madisonville.
 
Also see . . .  Remembering Estes Kefauver. 1996 essay by Theodore Brown, Jr. and Robert B. Allen (Submitted on July 12, 2007.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyLandmarksNotable PersonsPolitics
 
Estes Kefauver Facing South image. Click for full size.
By R.E. Smirth, July 11, 2007
3. Estes Kefauver Facing South
Estes Kefauver Facing North image. Click for full size.
By R.E. Smirth, July 11, 2007
4. Estes Kefauver Facing North
Estes Kefauver Birthplace image. Click for full size.
From a postcard, circa 1950s
5. Estes Kefauver Birthplace
Was located on Cook Street in Madisonville, TN about half mile from marker. House burnt down in the 1980's.
Estes Kefauver Homeplace image. Click for full size.
From a postcard, circa 1950s
6. Estes Kefauver Homeplace
Located off Kefauver Lane in Madisonville, TN behind the Super Wal-Mart.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,505 times since then and 61 times this year. Last updated on April 8, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 11, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee.   5, 6. submitted on January 18, 2012, by Cory Mills of Madisonville, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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