Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Estes Kefauver ~ 1903–1963

Marker ID: THC 1F 29
Location: on Tellico Street South near Kefauver Lane, Madisonville, TN
County: Monroe
Coordinates: N 35° 30.65    W 084° 21.75
  35.51083333    -84.3625
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM25R8


Born and buried on this land near Madisonville. Graduate of University of Tennessee, Yale Law School. Attorney; State Commissioner of Finace and Taxation January-May 1939; U.S. Representative from the Third Congressional District 1939–1948; U.S. Senator 1948–1963; Candidate for Presidential Nomination Democratic Party, 1956; Statesman whose interests were Congressional Procedural Reform, Atlantic Union, Crime Prevention, Anti-Monopoly Legislation.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.