Attorney. Born in Henderson TN June 16, 1911; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Felix Exum Garland, farmer and Nancy Deaton Garland. paternal grandparents, William wirt Garland and Elizabeth Exum; maternal grandparents, John Deaton. Attended public schools of Chester Co; Freed-Hardeman College; U.t.; Vanderbilt University 1936. He was elected as a member of the House in the 70th Gen. Assembly. He has been with the Resettlement Administraton under Pres. Roosevelt. He plans to enter the practice of law soon. His hobby is fishing.