The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Tennessee: State Treasurers

Tennessee State Treasurers, 1836-1986 (May be incomplete!)
Miller Francis 1836-43 Matthew Nelson 1843-45 Robert B. Turner 1845-47 Anthony Dibrell 1847-55 G. C. Torbett 1855-57 W. Z. McGregor 1857-65 R. L. Standford 1865-66 John R. Henry 1866-68 W. H. Stilwell 1868-69 J. E. Rust 1869-71 William Morrow 1871-77 M. T. Polk 1877-83 Atha Thomas 1883-85 J. W. Thomas 1885-86 Atha Thomas 1886-89 M. F. House 1889-93 Edward B. Craig 1899 Hill McAlister 1919-27 Hill McAlister 1931-33 Harlan Mathews 1975-86

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1974: Harlan Mathews, elected.
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