Benton County


House, 65th and 67th General Assemblies, 1927-29 & 1931-33; representing Benton and Decatur counties; Democrat. Born in Benton County about 1884 the son of Horace M. Bell and his wife Harriett C. Farrar. Extent of schooling not known, but taught school at the Pleasant Valley School in 1912, also a farmer and International Harvester Co. traveling salesman. Married Lula Lashlee a daughter of Oscar W. and Mary (Hawley) Lashlee. After serving in the legislature moved, 1934, to Murray, KY and still living there in 1955. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Modern Woodmen of America.

Biographical Directory Tennessee General Assembly 1796-1969 Preliminiary No 13 Page 1