James Daniel Richardson

James Daniel Richardson (HM1FUP)

Location: Murfreesboro, TN 37130 Rutherford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 50.738', W 86° 23.329'

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From 1868 to 1914, the residence of James Daniel Richardson stood on this corner. He served as an officer in the 45th Tennessee Infantry Regiment, CSA, and was wounded at Resaca, Georgia. At age 22 he returned to Murfreesboro, became an attorney, and later won election to the Tennessee General Assembly, where he served from 1870 to 1876. He also served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1885 to 1905.



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In 1901 Richardson attained the rank of Sovereign Grand Commander of the Scottish Rite Masonry, Southern Jurisdiction, and served until his death on July 25, 1914. A rare midnight Knights Kadosh funeral service was held for him at the Central Christian Church in Murfreesboro.
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HM NumberHM1FUP
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Marker Number3A 212
Year Placed2008
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 12:46pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 555191 N 3966999
Decimal Degrees35.84563333, -86.38881667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 50.738', W 86° 23.329'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 50' 44.28" N, 86° 23' 19.74" W
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Area Code(s)615
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 E Main St, Murfreesboro TN 37130, US
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