Historic Markers Across Tennessee



DeWitt Clinton Senter ~ 1830-1898



Marker ID: THC 1B 58
Location: corner of courthouse lawn, Rutledge, TN
County: Grainger
Coordinates: N 36° 16.851    W 083° 30.89
  36.28085    -83.51483333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

A native and State Representative of Grainger County, DeWitt Senter voted against secession in 1861. Imprisoned and driven from home by Confederates, he returned in 1865. He served in the State Senate until 1869 when he succeeded to the governorship. An a


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