Historic Markers Across Tennessee

John Price Buchanan

Marker ID: THC 3D 30
Location: U.S. 31, Williamson County, at Liberty Pike
County: Williamson
Coordinates: N 35° 55.795    W 086° 51.879
  35.92991666    -86.86465
Waymark: WMNZ9A


Born 3 miles, NE, Oct. 24,1847; member of the Legislature, 1887 to 1891, he was governor from 1891 to 1893. Elected by a farmer-labor coalition, his administration was marked by labor unrest and reform, extension of the public school system, and granting of Confederate pensions. He died May 14, 1930, and is buried in Murfreesboro.