Prominent Chattanooga leaders in the 1880s
- Title:Prominent Chattanooga leaders in the 1880s
- Date:ca. 1885
- Description:Black and white photograph of eleven men in formal dress. Front row contains six seated men; five are standing in back row. They appear to be posed in front of a large fireplace mantel in a room with a fur rug.
- Historical Note:Identified in this photograph, seated left to right in the front row are: George H. Patten, H.S. Chamberlain, Xenophon Wheeler, and John T. Wilder. Chamberlain and Wilder were principals in the Roane Iron Company, which became enormously profitable under their management. Wheeler and Wilder, who had served as Union officers, settled in Chattanooga after the Civil War, as did Patten's brother, Zeboim, founder of Chattanooga Patent Medicine.
- Institution:Chattanooga History Center
- Publisher:Digital Initiatives, James E. Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University
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