Benton County


Mayor of Camden; born in Trigg County, Ky., Nov. 5, 1872; occupation, merchant; Scotch - Irish descent; son of Thomas K. and Martha Higgins Flynn; paternal grandparent Patrick Henry Flynn; maternal grandparents Jackson and Rachel (Hubbard) Higgins. Attended the public schools of Kentucky. Republican; Mason. Elected mayor of Camden in June 1937; had previously served as mayor for one term; engaged in the general mercantile business where he has for many years been an outstand≠ing leader in all civic and public affairs. Married first to Malissa Bridges in 1889; to Nell Gray in 1914. Father of seven children:óMayme, Felix. Luther, Dora, George, John, and. Virginia
PROMINENT TENNESSEANS 1796-1938 Lewisburg, Tenn.: Who's Who Pub. Co., c1940, 291 pgs.