Benton County


Trustee of Benton County; born in Benton County, Tennes­see, April 20, 1877; Scotch-Irish parent­age; father Jas. Monroe Henry, farmer; mother Elizabeth White; paternal grand­parents William and Melissa (Allison) Henry; maternal grandparents Thomas D. and Martha (Johnson) White; mar­ried April 30, 1896 to Malissa Cashion. Educated in public schools of Benton Co. Member of Church of Christ; Demo­crat. Serving his first term as trustee of Benton Co.; prior to his election to this office he was tax assessor of Benton Co. for eight years; served for three terms as a member of the Quarterly Court. One of Benton County’s most outstanding citizene, he has been active in all affairs for a number of years. He is the father of four children — Clifford C., Ernest Claude, Pauline Merrick, and Martha
PROMINENT TENNESSEANS 1796-1938 Lewisburg, Tenn.: Who's Who Pub. Co., c1940, 291 pgs.