Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

Series: Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past | Story 21

November 11, 2020

November 10, 1960

The main headline for this week was “John F. Kennedy Elected President: Loses Tennessee Won Lewis County.” A total of 1,723 Lewis County votes were cast for Kennedy (Democratic Party), 580 votes for Richard Nixon (Republican Party), 5 votes for Orval Faubus (National States Rights Party), and 4 votes cast for Rutherford Decker (Prohibition Party).

In other local election news, the Lewis County Herald reported that Saturday, November 12 at 10 a.m. would be the time “set for the payoff of an election debt.” Taylor Phillips lost an electi...

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