John Presley Chalk John Presley Chalk - Sheriff of Henderson County TN, born at Henderson Co. TN. Jan. 15, 1885; Scotch-Irish; married Mamie Ruth, January 1, 1905; son of W.H. & Dicie Ham Chalk; Attended the public schools of Henderson Co TN. A member of the Baptist Missionary Church; a Republican. Mr. Chalk was elected Sheriff of Henderson Co. in AUgust 1932 and was re-elected in 1934-36. He has made a spendid officer, giving equal justice to all people, both rich and poort, white and black. He is an outstanding citizen, taking an active intrest in all civic affiars. He is the father of three children; James Rual, Bonnie Sherrell and Irene Lois. He has 6 grandchildren. (From - Prominent Tennesseans)

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