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THOMAS F. P. ALLISON, 1894 (indicates the year of his first connection with the University of TN).
Born in Williamson county, (TN) 1833. Attended Western Reserve College, Ohio. Cotton planter and farmer. Enlisted in Starne's Fourth Tennessee Confederate Cavalry. On staff of General Forrest and General Tyree H. Bell. Representative from Williamson county, 1870-1872 Senator from Williamson and Maury counties, 1873-1874. Commissioner of Agriculture of Tennessee, 1893-1897. Elected a Trustee of University of Tennessee, 1894. (Present Address:) Nashville. (Doak's Biographical Dictionary.) [Source: "University of Tennessee record", Vol 1 By University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1898 - TK - Sub by FOFG]
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