Thomas Owen Morris

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Thomas Owen Morris (1845–1924) was an American Democratic politician. He served as the Mayor of Nashville, Tennessee from 1906 to 1908.

Early life[edit]

Morris was born in Sumner County, Tennessee on August 2, 1845.[1]


Morris served as Mayor of Nashville from 1906 to 1908.[1][2] He was a member of the Knights Templar.[3]

Personal life and death[edit]

Morris was married in Nashville on May 27, 1866 to Mary Snow.[1] They had five children: Henry Snow, Edwin Lanier, Thomas Owen, Jr., Kitty and Kendrick J. Morris.[1] He died in Nashville on November 8, 1924.[1] He is buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Nashville.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Friends of Metropolitan Archives of Nashville and Davidson County, TN
  2. ^ Nashville Library
  3. ^ Proceedings of the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar of the United States of America, 1967, p. 740 [1]
Political offices
Preceded by
Albert Smiley Williams
Mayor of Nashville, Tennessee
Succeeded by
James Stephens Brown