Historic Markers Across Tennessee

"Mister Jim" Cummings

Marker ID: THC 2E 63
Location: 2707 McMinnville Hwy, Woodbury TN
County: Cannon
Coordinates: N 35° 48.744    W 086° 1.722
  35.8124    -86.0287
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2G6W


Born in Cannon County in 1890, James Harvey Cummings, known as “Mr. Jim”, was a farmer, attorney, politician, and statesman. Having served in the Tennessee General Assembly from 1928 to 1972, except for 1949 – 1953 when he was Secretary of State, he was o