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 Walter Preston Brownlow

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Walter Preston Brownlow Famous memorial

Birth
Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia, USA
Death
8 Jul 1910 (aged 59)
Johnson City, Washington County, Tennessee, USA
Burial
Mountain Home, Washington County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID
7022832 View Source

U.S. Congressman. Active in newspaper work, he was a reporter for the Knoxville Whig, the Chronicle and purchased the Herald Tribune in Jonesboro, Tennessee, in 1876. He was a delegate to the Republican National Conventions, Jonesboro Postmaster, in 1881 and served as Doorkeeper of the United States House of Representatives for the Forty-seventh Congress, (1881-83). In 1897, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses and served until his death at age 59.

U.S. Congressman. Active in newspaper work, he was a reporter for the Knoxville Whig, the Chronicle and purchased the Herald Tribune in Jonesboro, Tennessee, in 1876. He was a delegate to the Republican National Conventions, Jonesboro Postmaster, in 1881 and served as Doorkeeper of the United States House of Representatives for the Forty-seventh Congress, (1881-83). In 1897, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses and served until his death at age 59.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Shane Usary
  • Added: 19 Dec 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7022832
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7022832/walter-preston-brownlow: accessed ), memorial page for Walter Preston Brownlow (27 Mar 1851–8 Jul 1910), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7022832, citing Mountain Home National Cemetery, Mountain Home, Washington County, Tennessee, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.