Famous Parisians

Born in Henry County

John DeWitt Clinton Atkins
John DeWitt Clinton Atkins
(1825-1908)

U.S. House Appropriations Committee, Committee Chairman, 1877-1880
U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1885-1888)

Governor  James Davis Porter
James Davis Porter
(1828-1912)

Tennessee Governor 1875-1879
Assistant U.S. Secretary of State (1885)
U.S. Minister to Chile (1893-94)

Howell Edmunds Jackson (1832-1895)
Howell Edmunds Jackson (1832-1895)
U.S. Senator 1881-1886
Justice of U.S. Supreme Court 1893-1895
Congressional Biographical Directory

Lived and Buried in Henry County

Son of David Crockett
John Wesley Crockett
(1807-1852)
Son of David Crockett

Governor Isham G. Harris
Isham Green Harris
(1818-1897)
Tennessee Governor, 1857-1862

Died In Henry County

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William Grainger Blount
(1784-1827)
Secretary of State, Tennessee, 1811-1815
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William Fitzgerald
(1799-1864)
U.S. House of Representatives, 1831-1833
Judge of 9th Judicial District, 1845-1861

Governor Tom C. Rye
Tom C. Rye
(1863-1953)
Tennessee Governor, 1915-1919

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