- 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 »
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