T. H. Hayes and Sons Funeral Home

T. H. Hayes and Sons Funeral Home (HM1OA6)

Location: Memphis, TN 38126 Shelby County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 7.733', W 90° 2.66'

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Founded in 1902 by Thomas H. Hayes, Sr., T.H. Hayes and Sons Funeral Home is Memphis' oldest black business. Originally on Poplar, the business moved to Lauderdale in 1918. Hayes was active in the National Negro Business League founded by Booker T. Washington. In 1933, he was a co-founder of Union Protective Life Insurance Co. A son, Thomas, Jr., owned the Birmingham Black Barons, of which Willie Mays was a member. Taylor, another son, was president of the National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association. (Marker Number 4E 127.)
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HM NumberHM1OA6
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Date Added Monday, September 28th, 2015 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 769326 N 3891335
Decimal Degrees35.12888333, -90.04433333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 7.733', W 90° 2.66'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 7' 43.98" N, 90° 2' 39.6" W
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Area Code(s)901
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 679 Mississippi Blvd, Memphis TN 38126, US
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