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Enoch Ensley

planter , economist , manufacturer

Enoch Ensley, American planter, manufacturer, economist.

Background

Ensley, Enoch was born on November 8, 1836 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Enoch and Mary (Rains) Ensley.

Education

Educated Hardeman’s Academy, Willamstown County, Cumberland U.

Career

President Memphis Gas Light Company (Tennessee), 1872-1886. An organizer, also director Union and Planters Bank. Organizer Tennessee Coal, Iron & Railway Company.

Advocated exemption of personal property from taxation. Author: What Should be Taxed and How it should be Taxed, 1873.

Works

  • Author: What Should be Taxed and How it should be Taxed, 1873.

Connections

Married Laura Martin, 1860.

father:
Enoch Ensley

mother:
Mary (Rains) Ensley

spouse:
Laura Martin