Roy Claxton Acuff (1903-1992) —
also known as Roy Acuff; "The King of Country
of Clarksville, Montgomery
Born in Maynardville, Union
County, Tenn., September
musician; co-founder of Acuff-Rose Publication Company, the first
country music publishing house; appeared in seven Hollywood movies
in the 1940s; owner and operator of Dunbar Cave Hotel
near Nashville; candidate for Governor of
Tennessee, 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from
Elected to Country Music Hall of
Died, of congestive
heart failure, in Nashville, Davidson
County, Tenn., November
23, 1992 (age 89 years, 69
Interment at Spring
Hill Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.
Thomas Hughlon Akin (1904-1943) —
also known as Hughlon Akin —
of Jackson, Madison
Born in Trezevant, Carroll
County, Tenn., May 8,
Democrat. Linotype operator; lawyer;
member of Tennessee
state senate, 1937-39.
Died in Jackson, Madison
County, Tenn., August
16, 1943 (age 39 years, 100
Interment at Hollywood
Cemetery, Jackson, Tenn.
of Luther Adolphus Akin and Caroline Lucinda (Jones) Akin; married,
12, 1937, to Dell Fisackerly.|
James Whitcomb Loop (1900-1993) —
also known as James W. Loop —
of Charleston, Kanawha
Born in Morristown, Hamblen
County, Tenn., March
Democrat. Printer; school
teacher; member of West
Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1947-56,
1965-66, 1969-72; defeated, 1972.
Delta Pi; Typographical
31, 1993 (age 93 years, 294
Burial location unknown.
of James Willis Loop and Dora (Noe) Loop; married, March 9,
1924, to Marguerite McCracken.|
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William Mahoney (1869-1952) —
of Kansas City, Wyandotte
County, Kan.; Galveston, Galveston
County, Tex.; Nashville, Davidson
County, Tenn.; Indianapolis, Marion
County, Ind.; Terre Haute, Vigo
County, Ind.; St. Paul, Ramsey
Born in Chicago, Cook
County, Ill., January
leader; Socialist candidate for U.S.
Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1904; candidate for
Presidential Elector for Minnesota; founder and editor, Minnesota
Union Advocate newspaper,
of St. Paul, Minn., 1932-34; Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S.
Representative from Minnesota 4th District, 1943.
ancestry. Member, Knights
Died in St. Paul, Ramsey
County, Minn., August
17, 1952 (age 83 years, 217
Interment at Sunset
Memorial Park Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
James A. Trent (1885-1974) —
of Knoxville, Knox
Born in Knox
County, Tenn., 1885.
Printing business; mayor
of Knoxville, Tenn., 1930-31.
Died in 1974
Burial location unknown.