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John Price Buchanan
Birth: Oct. 4, 1847
Williamson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 14, 1930
Murfreesboro
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA

Governor of Tennessee, 1891-1893. Established a secondary-school system for Tennessee and a pension program for Confederate Veterans. The "convict release system", used to ease the cost of housing convicts, put many coal miners out of work when convicts were hired for much lower wages. When this matter incited violence in 1892, Buchanan used troops to ease the issue. (bio by: Charles P. Sands) 
 
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 Children:
  Robert Norman Buchanan (1878 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Murfreesboro
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section B, Lot 24
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Charles P. Sands
Record added: May 27, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6452503
John Price Buchanan
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John Price Buchanan
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John Price Buchanan
Added by: Charles P. Sands
 
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My 1st Cousin, three times removed, may you rest in peace.
- Patrick Harrison
 Added: Mar. 29, 2016
In loving memory, of Governor Buchanan. I attended Buchanan School, so named, in his memory.
- Patricia Anne Lowe
 Added: Jul. 18, 2015
Happy Birthday
- Mike Caldwell
 Added: Oct. 4, 2014
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