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Richard Merrill ATKINSON

Richard Merrill ATKINSON, American Attor ney General. Member of Masons; Elks; American Legion; Veteran Foreign Wars; Independent Order of Odd Fellows; Modern Woodmen; Junior Order; Eastern Star.


  • ATKINSON, Richard Merrill was born on February 6, 1894 in Nashville, Term. Son of James P. and India (McIntosh) Atkinson.

  • Education

    • Vanderbilt University. Cumberland University. Wallace University School, Nashville, Tennessee.


    • Elected, Attorney General, 10 Judicial Circuit, Tennessee, 1926. Active, Company, State, National, interests of Democrat Party, since 1924.


    Member of Masons; Elks. American Legion; Veteran Foreign Wars. Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

    Modern Woodmen; Junior Order. Eastern Star.


    • Spouse Beatrice Cockle, November 18, 1929, Sewanee, Tennessee.
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    Born February 6, 1894