FAMILY HISTORIES OF
PERSONS BURIED AT
GREENWOOD CEMETERY
CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE
 

PERRY LEE HARNED

Section 11

1. Perry Lee Harned, of Southside became city school superintendent before he was made TN Commissioner of Education during the governorship of Austin Peay.

2. In 1927 before his untimely death  in office, Gov. Peay authorized a two-year normal school for TN to be situated in Cíville. Harned led the way for the school, which opened in 1929, to be named AUSTIN PEAY.

3. In the 1930ís when Austin Peay received state monies to erect the campusí first female dormitory, it was named for Harnedís late wife, Myra McKay Harned.

Information used on the Greenwood Historic Tour of 2001.  Site location information may be found on the Greenwood Cemetery site.

Submitted by Randall Rubel  e-mail: RRUBEL@peoplepc.com


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