Nathan Bedford Forrest, II

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Nathan Bedford Forrest, II

  • Birth 1872 Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi, USA
  • Death 13 Mar 1931 Florida, USA
  • Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Plot Chapel Hill Circle , Lot 47, Space #20
  • Memorial ID 68279463

He lived for many years in Memphis, Tenn. where he was connected with the Equitable Life Insurance Co. He had also been in business with his father as a railroad and levee contractor. He left Memphis about 1919 and made his home in Atlanta. He also spent 5 years in Alaska as a miner and prospector.
For a number of years he had taken an active interest in the Ku Klux Klan, which had it's headquarters in Atlanta. At the time of his death he held the Honorary position of Imperial Klokann, an office in the national organization. He also held the position as Grand Dragon of Georgia.
He died March 13, 1931 in White Springs, Florida of a paralytic stroke.


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  • Created by: Vincent Astor
  • Added: 12 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68279463
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nathan Bedford Forrest, II (1872–13 Mar 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68279463, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Vincent Astor (contributor 46857808) .