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Opening speech of M.R. Patterson in the Tennessee Democratic Party primary for U.S. Senator made at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on September 20, 1915. Patterson (1861-1935) was a former U.S. Congressman (1901-1906) and Tennessee Governor (1907-1911) and was running against the incumbent, Luke Lea, and Kenneth McKellar. Lea was eliminated and McKellar defeated Patterson in a runoff. McKellar was elected to the senate in 1916.
1915 September 20
Patterson, Malcolm R. (Malcolm Rice), 1861-1935.
"M.R. Patterson to the People of Tennessee, 1915" (2021). United States. 48.