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James Chamberlain Jones

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By David Seibert, May 25, 2009
1. James Chamberlain Jones Marker
Inscription. Popularly known as “Lean Jimmy,” lived here. First native Tennessean to become Governor, he defeated James K. Polk in 1841 and 1843. In 1850, became President of Memphis & Charleston RR. Served as U.S. Senator from 1851 to 1853. He died in 1859.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 9.)
 
Location. 36° 14.389′ N, 86° 17.356′ W. Marker is near Lebanon, Tennessee, in Wilson County. Marker is on Hunters Point Pike (U.S. 231) 0.2 miles south of Rutledge Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lebanon TN 37087, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Seawell Hill Camp (approx. 2.1 miles away); History of the Logs Used in this Cabin (approx. 2.2 miles away); Neddy Jacobs Cabin (approx. 2.2 miles away); Lebanon (approx. 2.2 miles away); Battle of Lebanon (approx. 2.2 miles away); Robert Looney Caruthers (approx. 2.2 miles away); Caruthers Hall (approx. 2.2 miles away); Confederate Veterans and Robert H. Hatton Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
Also see . . .  James Chamberlain Jones
James Chamberlain Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 25, 2009
2. James Chamberlain Jones Marker
Looking north on US 231.
. Tennessee Encyclopedia entry. (Submitted on May 31, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USPolitics
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,321 times since then and 58 times this year. Last updated on May 12, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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