Emmett Russell, one of the young businessmen of Tullahoma, was born in Bedford County, Tennessee, November 26, 1866, and is the son of W. F. Russell. He was reared in his native county, near Shelbyville, and attended the common schools. In 1881 he came to Tullahoma and entered the store of Carroll Bros, as clerk, and remained with them for three years, when he accepted a similar position with R. Wilson. October 1, 1886, he engaged in business for himself, opening a fancy and family grocery store, is meeting with success, and has built up a splendid trade. In politics he is a democrat.
Biographical Sketch of Emmett Russell
MLA Source Citation:Goodspeed Publishing Co. History of Tennessee from the earliest time to the present. Goodspeed Publishing Co. 1887. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 24 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/tennessee/biographical-sketch-of-emmett-russell.htm - Last updated on Mar 16th, 2013
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