Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Albert Houston Roberts

Marker ID: THC 2D 12
Location: TN 52, Overton County, 2.1 miles from TN 52 and 85
County: Overton
Waymark: None


Born 0.7 mile from here, July 4, 1868. First a teacher, then county school superintendent, he later served 10 years as Chancellor of the Fourth Division, of 15 counties. Elected Governor in 1919, he served one term, during which the Woman Suffrage Amendment to the Constitution was ratified. He died June 25, 1946.