Historic Markers Across Tennessee

James Carroll Napier

Marker ID: NHC 
Location: 648 Claiborne Street
County: Davidson
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


James C. Napier (1845-1940), Nashville Negro lawyer, educator, member of the city council, delegate to four Republican conventions, Register of U.S. Treasury, 1911-1915, was a trustee of Fisk, Howard, and Meharry, advocate of the public schools, and founder of the One-cent Savings Bank, later the Citizens Savings Bank and Trust Co.


Erected: 1971
Correction: Napier resigned as Register of the U.S. Treasury in 1913.