Aretha Franklin - The daughter of the Rev. Less than one month later, however, Crockett and a few of his fellow Tennesseans were among the defenders that sacrificed their lives at The Battle of the Alamo in the interest on Texas independence.
She is often regarded as one of the greatest Congressman John Duncan Sr. Louis and moved the family from the expansive Episcopal home in the South to an ugly tenement building in St.
He contributed to the foundations of analysis of variance, data analysis, experimental design, and statistical methodology.
Famous American short story writer. He was the 60th Governor of Mississippi from January 14,until January 11, Died September 2, Was founding member of the Knoxville Newgrass Boys. Moved to Tennessee as a young man and became a lawyer. Grossreported that Williams had choked to death from inhaling the plastic cap of a bottle of the type that might contain a nasal spray or eye solution.
Tennessee trivia, facts, history, culture, entertainment, sports, geography and more! Both her parents were musical and sang gospel.
Famous guitar player known for his "finger pickin" style. He was Director of the zoo from toand is viewed as He wrote more than 45 books, numerous book-chapters, and The 6 foot 5 Hee Haw regular known as "String Bean," was murdered alongside his wife Estelle, in by burgulars in his home.
Born May 29,in Nashville, TN. Summit is the all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history men or women with victories. Haley is best known for his best selling book "Roots. Warrior, prophetess and "Beloved Woman" of the Cherokee nation.
In Tom Wingfield, we find again the struggles and aspirations of the writer himself re-echoed in literary form.
Professional football player running back. Inducted in the Country Music Hall of Fame in Played 15 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. Award winning actor best known for his role as a convict in the film "Shawshank Redemption". Started a chain of grocery stores which were successful in Knoxville, Virginia, and Kentucky.
Works[ edit ] Characters in his plays are often seen as representations of his family members. In fact, Tennessee gave this character his own first name, Tom.
Famous Blue vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter. Won prestigious Frick awards from Baseball Hall of Fame. Played 4 years for the Raiders, 2 years for the Phoenix Cardinals, and one year with the San Francisco 49ers. Famous singer, actress, and talk show host.
Became the 48th Governor of Tennessee on January 18, Tennessee Famous. People listed are almost always native to the state.
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Discover unexpected relationships between famous figures when you explore our group of famous people born in Tennessee. Students writing together at a table. Online submission is now open! The Tennessee Secretary of State’s office is kicking off the third annual civics essay contest.
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