KINNEY, William, lawyer; born Hardeman Co., Tenn., March 13, 1863; son Geo. and L. J. (Tucker) KINNEY; Scotch-Irish descent; educated Vanderbilt University and country schools; graduated Vanderbilt Univ. B. P. 187 and ’88 in Law Department; married Mary KING 1889; member Masons; Democratic chairman county committee Haywood Co., also city of Brownsville; speaker of Tennessee State Senate ’09; member of Legislature ’97-99; on staff of Gov. Benton McMillan 2 years.

Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee: A Biographical Reference Book of Notable Tennesseans of To-Day. Memphis: Paul & Douglas Co, 1911.

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