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Crutchfield, Thomas, Jr., 1830-1886



Thomas Crutchfield, Jr. became the owner and operator of the Crutchfield House Hotel after his father’s death in 1850. Crutchfield later went on to be elected Mayor of Chattanooga in the mid 1850s. Following the outbreak of the Civil War, Crutchfield sold the Crutchfield House hotel, and later opened a general merchandise store on Market Street.

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Thomas Crutchfield papers

Identifier: CHC-2011-036
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, financial documents, agreements, and other personal papers created or collected by members of the Crutchfield family and their extended relatives, friends, and associates. The majority of the materials were created between 1840-1849. Notable persons in this collection include Thomas Crutchfield (1801-1850), his sons William Crutchfield (1824-1890) and Thomas Crutchfield Jr. (1830-1886), and his son-in-law, John H. Lumpkin (1812-1860). Notable...
Dates: 1815-1957