City: Memphis STICKLEY, Robert H., lawyer; born in Madisonville, Tenn., November 30, 1883; son of Vastine and Josephine (Houston) STICKLEY; German and Norman French descent; educated at Webb School, Bolivar Academy, Hiwassee College, Lebanon Law School; graduate of Bolivar Academy and Lebanon Law School L.L.B.; Scottish Rite Mason 32d degree; […]

McGILL, John Thomas

City: Nashville McGILL, John Thomas, teacher; born Monroe County, Tenn., October 13, 1851; son of Robert and Elizabeth (Hogg) McGILL; father was a farmer; maternal grandparents Samuel and Mary Polly (Talbot) HOGG; educated Looney’s High School, Gilmer, Tex., and Fayetteville, Ark.; graduated Vanderbilt University, B.S. 1879, Ph.D. 1881, Ph.G. 1882; […]

MINNIS, Samuel Young

City: Madisonville MINNIS, Samuel Young, attorney at law; born Madisonville, Tenn., Dec. 8, 1843; Irish descent; son of James Pickens and Keturah Sophrony (Cheyne) MINNIS; paternal grandfather Samuel MINNIS; paternal grandmother Mary (Pickens) MINNIS, maternal grandfather Abel R. CHEYNE, maternal grandmother Easter (Thompson) CHEYNE; received common school education; married Martha […]

LUTHER, Emerson Orlando

City: Madisonville LUTHER, Emerson Orlando, teacher and merchant; born Asheville, N.C., March 6, 1878; German descent; son of Martin D.E. and Matilda A. (Swain) LUTHER; educated Hiwassee College; graduated from same 1902; married Mattie JAMES, Jan. 5, 1902; member Masons (Scottish rite 32nd degree) Odd Fellows, Redmen, Junior O.U.A.M.; Republican; […]