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 John James Duncan, Sr

John James Duncan, Sr

Birth
Huntsville, Scott County, Tennessee, USA
Death 21 Jun 1988 (aged 69)
Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Huntsville, Scott County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 6918066 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born in Huntsville, Tennessee, he graduated from the University of Tennessee, 1942 and during World War II, served in the United States Army, (1942-45). After the war, he graduated from the Cumberland University Law School in 1947 and was a lawyer in private practice at Knoxville, Tennessee. He was assistant attorney general of Knox County, (1947-56), American Legion Tennessee State Commander in 1954 and Mayor of Knoxville, (1959-65). In 1965, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-ninth Congress and to the next eleven succeeding Congresses, serving until his death at age 69 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was also the father of US Congressman, John James Duncan Jr.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 10 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6918066
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John James Duncan, Sr (24 Mar 1919–21 Jun 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6918066, citing Duncan Family Cemetery, Huntsville, Scott County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .