Lawrence Davis Tyson Edit Profile
Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1883. Bachelor of Laws, University of Tennessee.
Second lieutenant 9th United States Infantry, June 13, 1883. First lieutenant, October 15, 1889. Professor military science and tactics, University of Tennessee, 1891-1895.
Admitted to bar, 1895. Resigned from United States of America, April 15, 1896. President Poplar Creek Coal & Iron Company, Lenoir City Company, E. Tennessee Coal & Iron Сompany.
Vice president Coal Creek Mining & Manufacturing Company. President public Knoxville Sentinel Company Appointed by President McKinley colonel 6th United States Volunteer Infantry, May 20, 1898. Served in P.R., during Spanish-American War.
Mustered out March 15, 1899. Brigadier general and inspector general on staff governor of Tennessee, 1902-1906.
Member Tennessee House of Representatives, 1903 (speaker of House).
Married Bettie Humes McGhee, February 10, 1886.