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Home Tennessee Shelby County Memphis Historical Markers Chew C. Sawyer (1918-1973)

Chew C. Sawyer (1918-1973)

South Parkway, Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 6' 33.741792", -90° 0' 54.836136"
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Chew C. Sawyer was a mid-twentieth century African-American
entrepreneur. He founded Sawyer Realty Company, which later became Cornette
Realty; Arnette Construction Company; Future Insurance Agency; and Sawyer
Rental Agency. In 1956, Sawyer founded and was the first president of Mutual
Federal Savings and Loan, the first African-American savings and loan in
Memphis. Sawyer built and financed many homes, including his home on the
historic Parkway system.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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