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Murfreesboro, TN

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.murfreesborotn.gov/

Population:
68816 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1811 (legislation)

County:
Rutherford County

Capital of Tennessee from 1818 to 1826.

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Murfreesboro Daily News Journal

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Middle Tennessee State University
1911

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
James M. Buchanan
Economist
2-Oct-1919 9-Jan-2013 Public Choice Theory
Bart Gordon
Politician
24-Jan-1949   Congressman from Tennessee, 1985-2011
Sarah Polk
First Lady
4-Sep-1803 14-Aug-1891 Wife of US President James K. Polk
Grantland Rice
Sports Journalist
1-Nov-1880 13-Jul-1954 Sportswriter, Idolmaker
Malcolm R. Wilkey
Judge
6-Dec-1918 15-Aug-2009 US Ambassador to Uruguay, 1985-90
Chris Young
Country Musician
12-Jun-1985   The Man I Want to Be

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Andre Norton
Author
17-Feb-1912 17-Mar-2005 Witch World series
James D. Richardson
Politician
10-Mar-1843 24-Jul-1914 Congressman from Tennessee, 1885-1905



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