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Elmwood Cemetery

824 South Dudley Street, Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 7' 26.92956", -90° 1' 45.838884"
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Elmwood Cemetery was established on August 28, 1852. Buried here are Memphis pioneer families; 14 Confederate generals; victims of the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1878; Governors Isham G. Harris and James C. Jones; U.S. Senators Kenneth D. McKellar, Thomas B. Turley, and Stephen Adams, who succeeded Jefferson Davis in the Senate; E.H. Crump, prominent political leader for decades, along with 21 other mayors of Memphis; and Robert Church, the south's first black millionaire

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