BIOGRAPHIES of HENDERSON COUNTY

BEN J. HOWARD

Attorney at law; born east of Lexington, Henderson Co., Tenn., Dec. 31, 1859; son of Benjamin Franklin and Julia Francis (Timberlake) Howard; father’s occupation farmer and livery man; received common school education, Jackson, Tenn.; in early life engaged in livery, feed and sale business; former Clerk of Circuit Court, Madison Co., Tenn.; later engaged in the practice of law, now attorney-general 12th Judicial Circuit of Tenn.; member of Methodist church; married Nina E. Robinson Nov. 10, 1881; member Knights of Pythias and Elks; Democrat.
Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee, Memphis: Paul & Douglass Co., Publishers, 1911; transcribed by Kim Mohler

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