- First Tennessee Bank
- First Tennessee Bank was founded in 1864 as the First National Bank of
Memphis. Today, First Tennessee is part of First Horizon National
Corporation, which sits at number 575 on the Fortune 1000 and... Continue Reading »
- J.R. Hyde III
- J. R. “Pitt” Hyde III founded AutoZone in 1979 as part of Malone & Hyde, a company founded by his grandfather. In 2004, Hyde was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame. Continue Reading »
- Fred Smith
- Frederick W. Smith was born on August 11, 1944, in Marks, Mississippi, to Frederic C. and Sally (Wallace) Smith. He earned a B.A. in economics from Yale University in 1966 and earned a Silver Star, a ... Continue Reading »
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