Heather L. Bailey


James L. Bomar, Jr.
James Lafayette Bomar Jr., a lawyer from Bedford County, Tennessee, served his state as a congressman, senator, and lieutenant governor; he then extended his commitment to service to the global comm... Continue Reading »
James H. Cummings
An influential leader in the Tennessee General Assembly in the mid-twentieth century, James H. “Mr. Jim” Cummings was born on November 8, 1890, in Cannon County, Tennessee. He was the se... Continue Reading »
Edwin Wiley Grove
Edwin Wiley Grove became one of the South’s leading entrepreneurs by using ingenuity and vision typical of New South business tycoons. Grove was born in Whiteville, Hardeman County, in 1850. A... Continue Reading »
Tennessee Main Street Program
The Tennessee Main Street Program grew out of a late-1970s national effort to revitalize historic business districts in American small towns and cities. The National Trust for Historic Preservation,... Continue Reading »