Historic Markers Across Tennessee

John Isaac Cox

Marker ID: THC 1A 63
Location: U.S. 19E, Sullivan County, 1.8 miles from junction with TN 34
County: Sullivan
Coordinates: N 36° 30.416    W 082° 16.261
  36.50693333    -82.27101666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMNYVM


Born in a house 300 yards east of this road, Oct. 23, 1857, he held nearly every public office in his county, besides being three times member of the General Assembly. While Speaker of the State Senate, he became Governor to succeed James B. Frazier, March 21, 1905. He died Sept. 5, 1946, and is buried in Glenwood Cemetery in Bristol