Historic Markers Across Tennessee

James Chamberlain Jones

Marker ID: THC 3A 9
Location: on Hunters Point Pike (U.S. 231) 0.2 miles south of Rutledge Lane, Lebanon, TN
County: Wilson
Coordinates: N 36° 14.389    W 086° 17.356
  36.23981666    -86.28926666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMEHKM


Popularly known as “Lean Jimmy,” lived here. First native Tennessean to become Governor, he defeated James K. Polk in 1841 and 1843. In 1850, became President of Memphis & Charleston RR. Served as U.S. Senator from 1851 to 1853. He died in 1859,

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (