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
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Waymark: None
 



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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