Biographical Sketch of F. E. Cunningham

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F. E. Cunningham, proprietor of the Tullahoma Distillery, and a prominent citizen of Tullahoma, was born in Bedford County, Tennessee, September 15, 1852, and is the son of M. T. Cunningham, a native of Pennsylvania. The father died in 1874.

Our subject was reared in Bedford County, and educated in the town schools. At fourteen years of age he entered the store at Flat Creek as clerk, remaining there until four years later he was appointed United States revenue storekeeper, in which he was engaged about four years. In 1876 he purchased and conducted a distillery in Coffee County, but in 1882 came into his present establishment. Our subject is a member of the K. of H. Lodge, and a republican in politics. He was married September 3, 1884, to Bell, daughter of Elijah Couch of Bedford County. They have two children: Mamie and Vester. His wife is a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.



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Goodspeed Publishing Co. History of Tennessee from the earliest time to the present. Goodspeed Publishing Co. 1887. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 29 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/tennessee/biographical-sketch-of-f-e-cunningham.htm - Last updated on Mar 16th, 2013


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