List of people from Knoxville, Tennessee

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The following is a list of notable people who have lived in Knoxville, Tennessee. For University of Tennessee students and alumni not otherwise associated with Knoxville, see List of University of Tennessee people.

Art and architecture[edit]

Business and industry[edit]

Education[edit]

  • Charles W. Cansler (1871–1953), Austin High School principal, civil rights advocate and author
  • Thomas William Humes (1815–1892), president of the University of Tennessee (1865–1883)
  • Harcourt Morgan (1867–1950), president of the University of Tennessee (1919–1934), director and chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority

Entertainment[edit]

Military[edit]

Music[edit]

Politics and law[edit]

Science[edit]

Sports[edit]

Writers and journalists[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Katherine Wheeler, "Barber & McMurry Architects." Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, 2002. Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  2. ^ "Comic Creator: Darby Conley." Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  3. ^ Wayne Bledsoe, "Man of Constant Motion." Knoxnews.com, 15 June 2006. Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  4. ^ "The 400 Richest Americans - Guilford Glazer." Forbes.com. Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  5. ^ "James Haslam II Receives 2004 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the College of Business Administration." Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  6. ^ Laura Holder, "Mabry-Hazen House." Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, 2002. Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g City of Knoxville official website, 24 April 2008.
  8. ^ "Our Stories: The Dramatic Rise and Fall of Chris Whittle." WBIR.com. Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  9. ^ "John Cullum." IMDb.com. Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  10. ^ "Superstar Lookback: Mr. Fuji." 8 February 2008. Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  11. ^ "[1]." IMDb.com.
  12. ^ "Online World of Wrestling Profiles - Kane." Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  13. ^ "Biography - Jeff Jarrett." Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  14. ^ Leo Goodsell, "David Glasgow Farragut." Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, 2002. Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  15. ^ "Sheila and Sherry: The Aldridge Sisters." Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  16. ^ "Ava Barber" — official site. Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  17. ^ "Dave Barnes with Andy Davis." Retrieved: 23 May 2008.
  18. ^ Darren Paltrowitz, "Superdrag's John Davis: The Daily Vault Interview." Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  19. ^ "Brownie McGhee." Piedmont Blues bio. Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  20. ^ Neely, From the Shadow Side, pp. 167-174.
  21. ^ Wayne Bledsoe, "Have you heard? Knoxville home to variety of music." Knoxnews.com, 25 March 2007. Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  22. ^ "Florence Reece at the Internet Movie Database." Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  23. ^ "[Whitechapel - This Is Exile]." The Dreaded Press, 17 July 2008. Retrieved: 27 July 2008.
  24. ^ Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who. 1963. 
  25. ^ "Victor Ashe." Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  26. ^ Forrest Conklin, "William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow." Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, 2002. Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  27. ^ Linda Wynn, "William Henry Hastie." Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  28. ^ "Glenn Harlan Reynolds." Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  29. ^ Robert Corlew, "John Sevier." Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, 2002. Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  30. ^ "Summer: Death's Acre: Inside Bill Bass's Body Farm." Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  31. ^ Life is 1 Big Romp for "Jungle Jack" Hanna
  32. ^ "Biography of Phillip Fulmer." Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  33. ^ "[2]." Retrieved: 20 August 2011.
  34. ^ a b Mike Strange, "Ex-Vols Terry McDaniel, Todd Kelly, Charlie Severance in GKSHOF 2012 class," Knoxville News Sentinel, 28 April 2012. Retrieved: 20 June 2012.
  35. ^ "Baseball Almanac – Doris Sams: Knoxville's All-American All-Star Outfielder and Pitcher, biography by Jim Sargent." Retrieved: 11 May 2010.
  36. ^ Carroll Van West, "Pat Head Summit." Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, 2002. Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  37. ^ "Chris Woodruff - Bio." Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  38. ^ M. Thomas Inge, Charles Reagan Wilson, et al., The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Literature (University of North Carolina Press, 2008), p. 174.
  39. ^ "Francis Hodgson Burnett - Biography and Works." Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  40. ^ "Arcadia Publishing: Knoxville." Arcadia bio. Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  41. ^ "Adolph Ochs." Retrieved: 24 April 2008.
  42. ^ Finding Aid for Bernadotte E. Schmitt Papers, University of Tennessee Special Collections. Retrieved: 15 May 2013.