TYSON, Hugh E.

City: Paris

TYSON, Hugh E., attorney at law; born Henry Co., Tenn., March 22, 1882; son of Joel W. and Nancy H (Peebles) TYSON; English descent; father’s occupation, farmer; graduated Cumberland University LL. B. in 1906; married Ora MCWHERTER Nov. 3, 1909; after leaving Cumberland University moved to Henry Co. and was admitted to practice in circuit courts and Court of Appeals of Tenn.; in 1907 formed law partnership with Dudley PORTER, candidate for Congress from 8th Congressional Dist. in 1910; chairman of Co. Board of Education; secretary of Henry Co. Fair Assn.; early business career, student and school teacher; member of Baptist church.

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