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Franklin County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Franklin County

Index to Locations

  • Sewanee University of the South Cemetery
  • Winchester Memorial Park Cemetery
  • Winchester Winchester Cemetery

    University of the South Cemetery
    Georgia Avenue
    Sewanee, Franklin County, Tennessee
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Frank Gailor (1856-1935) — also known as Thomas F. Gailor — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born in Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., September 17, 1856. Democrat. Episcopal priest; university professor; bishop, Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee, 1898-1935; chancellor, University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., 1908-35; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1924. Died October 3, 1935 (age 79 years, 16 days). Interment at University of the South Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frank Marion Gailor and Charlotte (Moffett) Gailor; married 1885 to Ellen Douglas Cunningham (1854-1931); father of Frank Hoyt Gailor and Ellen Douglas Gailor (1897-1954; daughter-in-law of Grover Cleveland; who married Richard Folsom Cleveland (1897-1974)).
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial

    Memorial Park Cemetery
    Winchester, Franklin County, Tennessee
    Politicians buried here:
      Arthur Thomas Stewart (1892-1972) — also known as A. Tom Stewart — of Winchester, Franklin County, Tenn. Born in Dunlap, Sequatchie County, Tenn., January 11, 1892. Democrat. U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1939-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1940, 1944. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., October 10, 1972 (age 80 years, 273 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: Robert A. Everett
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Winchester Cemetery
    Winchester, Franklin County, Tennessee
    Politicians buried here:
      Hopkins Lacy Turney (1797-1857) — of Tennessee. Born in Tennessee, 1797. Democrat. Member of Tennessee state legislature, 1830; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 5th District, 1837-43; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1845-51. Died in 1857 (age about 60 years). Interment at Winchester Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Peter Turney (1827-1903) — of Tennessee. Born in Jasper, Marion County, Tenn., September 27, 1827. Governor of Tennessee, 1893-97. Died October 28, 1903 (age 76 years, 31 days). Interment at Winchester Cemetery.
      Albert Smith Marks (1836-1891) — also known as Albert S. Marks — of Tennessee. Born in Daviess County, Ky., October 16, 1836. Governor of Tennessee, 1879-81. Died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., November 4, 1891 (age 55 years, 19 days). Interment at Winchester Cemetery.
      Joseph C. Hale — of Winchester, Franklin County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1900. Interment at Winchester Cemetery.

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