Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Thomas William Humes ~ 1815-1892

Marker ID: THC 1E 96
Location: Knox County, in Knoxville, University of Tennessee campus in front of Humes Hall
County: Knox
Waymark: None


Humes was educated at East Tennessee University, Knoxville, and Princeton Theological Seminary. A staunch Unionist, he wrote The Loyal Mountaineers, and edited The Knoxville Times and The Knoxville Register. He served as president of East Tennessee Univer