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Frank Sanders

Lawyer; born Knox Co., Tenn., Aug. 31, 1879; son of Jas. Preston and Ellen (Parker) Sanders; Scotch-Irish descent; graduated National Normal University, Lebanon, Ohio, B. S., 1901 and Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn., LL.B., 1904; early business occupation student and school teacher; married Grace Ashley Jan. 22, 1908; member of Tenn. State Bar Association; member Advisory board of 2nd school district of Knox Co., in 1905; admitted to practice in all State and Federal Courts; began practice of law in Indian Territory where he was City Attorney of Haileyville; in 1905 opened law office in Knoxville in association with R. A. Brown; association dissolved in Jan. of 1910 when Mr. Sanders became associated with Judge R. H. Sansom with office in McTownlee building; member of official board Lincoln Park Baptist church of Knoxville.  Source: Who's Who in Tennessee: A Biographical Reference Book of Notable Tennesseeans of To-Day (Memphis, Paul & Douglass Company, 1911), 231.

Alfred F. Sanford

Alfred F. Sanford, publisher; born Knoxville, Tenn., Feb. 21, 1875; English and Swiss descent; son of Edward J. and Emma (Chavannes) Sanford; father's occupation, wholesale druggist, railroad president; paternal grandparents John W. and Altha (Fanton) Sanford; maternal grandparents Albert and Anna (Francillon) Chavannes; educated University of Tenn.; married Eleanor S. Spence Nov. 5, 1903; member Cumberland Club, Cherokee Country Club, Republican; former manager Knoxville Brick Co., President and Manager Journal and Tribune Co., Vice-Pres. Sanford Chamberlain-Albers Co., Sec. and Treas. Knoxville Office Co., Vice-Pres. Knox Printing & Box Co., Vice-Pres. Sanford Day Iron Works, Vice-Pres. Knoxville Brick Co., Director E. T. National Bank, Knoxville Woolen Mills, Knoxville Iron Co., Lenoir City Co., Coal Creek Mfg. Co., Poplar Creek Coal & Iron Co., member Episcopal church.  Source: Who's Who in Tennessee: A Biographical Reference Book of Notable Tennesseeans of To-Day (Memphis, Paul & Douglass Company, 1911), 231.

Edward Terry Sanford

Lawyer, born Knoxville, Tenn., July 23, 1865; son of Edward J. Sanford; grad. Univ. of Tenn., 1883; Harvard, A. B., 1885, (A. M., 1889); Harvard Law School, 1889; married Knoxville, Tenn., Jan. 6, 1891, Lutie Mallory Woodruff.  Admitted to Tenn. bar, 1889; pres. Univ. of Tenn. Alumni Assn., 1892-3; delivered Centennial oration on Establishment of University of Tennessee, 1894; v.p. for East Tenn. of Tenn. Bar Assn., 1896-7; elected trustee Univ. of Tenn., 1897; since 1899 chmn. of finance com. bd. of trustees; lecturer in law school, Univ. of Tenn., since 1898; v.p. for Tenn. of Am. Bar Assn., 1899-1900; apptd. charter mem. bd. of governors, Knoxville City Hosp., 1899; elected trustee East Tenn. Female Inst., 1900; delivered various public addresses.  Wrote: Blount College and the University of Tennessee (Centennial address), 1894; The Constitutional Convention of Tennessee of 1796, Proc. Tenn. Bar Assn., 1896; Biographical List of the Trustees of Blount College, East Tennessee College, East Tennessee University, and University of Tennessee, Univ. of Tenn. Record, July 1898.  Residence: 720 W. Hill Av.  Office: East Tenn. Nat. Bank Bldg., Knoxville, Tenn.  Source: John W. Leonard, editor, Who's Who in America, volume II (Chicago, Illinois, A. N. Marquis & Company, 1901), 268.

Thomas I. Stephenson

President and Gen. Mngr. Knoxville Iron Co.; born Lenoir City, Tenn., Nov. 5, 1863; English descent; son of G. W. and Mary (Thompson) Stephenson; father's occupation, millwright; educated in public and private schools at Knoxville, Tenn.; began life as office boy in Knoxville Iron Co. 30 years ago; married Mary Jean Pitt, April 25, 1888; member Elks No. 160, life member; Democrat; member Episcopal church; President and Gen. Mngr. of Knoxville Iron Co., Knoxville, Tenn.; also President and Treasurer of the National Smoke Preventer Co. of Knoxville, Tenn.  Source: Who's Who in Tennessee: A Biographical Reference Book of Notable Tennesseeans of To-Day (Memphis, Paul & Douglass Company, 1911), 234.


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