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Knox County
Tennessee

Politicians who were born in Knox County

  Knox County (no city given): Thomas Jefferson Campbell, 1793 — Pryor Lea, 1794 — Samuel Johnson, 1804 — Robert L. Childress, 1809 — James C. Luttrell, 1813 — William Rule, 1839 — James A. Fowler, 1863 — James A. Trent, 1885
  Fountain City (now part of Knoxville): L. Clure Morton, 1916
  Knoxville:
 
  Knoxville, year not specified: Richard G. Dunlap — Harold W. Furchtgott-Roth
  Knoxville, 1750-1799: Richard G. Dunlap — William Claiborne Dunlap, 1798 — W. B. A. Ramsey, 1799
  Knoxville, 1800-1849: George M. White, 1800 — James H. Cowan, 1801 — John Hervey Crozier, 1812 — John M. Lea, 1818 — Joseph Brown Heiskell, 1823 — William M. Churchwell, 1826 — Thomas C. Hindman, 1828 — John B. Lynn, 1840 — Lucius F. C. Garvin, 1841 — James C. Luttrell, Jr., 1841 — Samuel B. Luttrell, 1844
  Knoxville, 1850-1899: Eben Alexander, 1851 — Tully R. Cornick, 1853 — Bruce Haldeman, 1862 — Edward T. Sanford, 1865 — John E. McMillian, 1868 — James W. Elmore, 1876 — Jesse S. Cottrell, 1878 — Jesse Corcoran Adkins, 1879 — Hugh M. Caldwell, 1881 — John T. O'Connor, 1881 — E. Leland Taylor, 1885 — George R. Dempster, 1887 — Fred R. Stair, 1892 — Millard F. Caldwell, Jr., 1897 — Jack W. Dance, 1897 — Walter W. Mynatt, 1898
  Knoxville, 1900-1949: Joseph A. Brown, 1903 — William H. Hastie, 1904 — James W. Elmore, Jr., 1906 — Edward L. Chavannes, 1907 — James H. Robinson, c.1907 — Ulysses W. Boykin, 1914 — Frank Wiley Wilson, 1917 — William C. Burdett, 1918 — Avon N. Williams, Jr., 1921 — Henry G. Marsh, 1921 — Thomas N. Kindness, 1929 — Kyle C. Testerman, 1935 — Consuelo Bland Marshall, 1936 — Paul C. Scruggs, 1937 — James Howard Jarvis II, 1937 — Robin L. Beard, Jr., 1939 — Pamela Ann Rymer, 1941 — Victor Ashe, 1945 — George M. Staples, 1947
  Knoxville, 1950-1999: Harold W. Furchtgott-Roth — Bill Haslam, 1958
  Near Knoxville: Joseph Lanier Williams, 1810 — Andrew Humphreys, 1821 — John K. Luttrell, 1831 — William Truslow Newman, 1843
   See also Tennessee birthplaces not assigned to counties.

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