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Bedford County TN Biographies

John Stephen Hart
1879 - 1951

Born in Moore County TN on February 25, 1879, of Scotch-Irish descent. His parents were Jesse and Mattie Petty Hart; his paternal grandparents were Derrel and Rachel (Morris) Hart. His maternal grandfahter was Presley Petty. He married Lizzie Ellen Murray April 29, 1900. Educated in the publis schools of Bedford County, Tennessee, he is a member of the M.W. of America. Mr. Hart was elected tax assessor in 1934 to fill the unexpired term of Leland Jordan wh was appointed Postmaster. He was then re-elected in September 1935, for a full four-year term. He has filled this office iwth honor and efficiency. He is the father of eight children.
Prominent Tennesseans 1940

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