Famous Parisians

Born in Henry County

John DeWitt Clinton Atkins
John DeWitt Clinton Atkins

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

Governor  James Davis Porter
James Davis Porter

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
Son of David Crockett

Governor Isham G. Harris
Isham Green Harris
Tennessee Governor, 1857-1862

Died In Henry County

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

Governor Tom C. Rye
Tom C. Rye
Tennessee Governor, 1915-1919

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