LOVETTE, Oscar Byrd


City: Greeneville

LOVETTE, Oscar Byrd, lawyer; born Woolsey, College, Tenn., Dec. 20, 1871; French and English descent; son of John D. and Mary (Woolsey) LOVETTE; father was a farmer and mechanic; paternal grandparents Charles and Eliza (Garoutte) LOVETTE; maternal grandparents William and Alice (Bird) WOOLSEY; graduated from Washington & Tusculum College 1803; degrees conferred B. A., 1893, M. A. 1903; married Lillie FOWLER Dec. 23, 1897; member of F. & A. M., R. A. M., Ex-High Priest of R. A. M., Worshipful Master of F. & A. M.; member of the Republican party; elected to Tenn., Legislature 1895-1907; was Clerk in the Quartermaster department of the U. S. A., in Cuba during Spanish-American war; U. S. Commissioner in 1898; U. S. Statistical Agent Dept. Agriculture for Tenn., 1901-1904; has been Clerk and Master of Chancery Court of Greene Co., Tenn., since 1904; Deacon Presbyterian Church of Greeneville, Tenn.

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