Greenville - Home of Andrew Jackson

Greenville - Home of Andrew Jackson Greeneville Tennessee


Stock #: 650159
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Greeneville
State: Tennessee (TN)
County: Greene
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Andrew Johnson, seventeenth President of the United States, was born in Raleigh, NC on Dec. 29th, 1808, and with a very limited education, began life as a tailor's apprentice at the age of ten. In 1826 he married Eliza McCantle. His wife, who was educated, thrifty and industrious, was of great assistance in his career. He was Vice President when Lincoln was assassinated, and succeedd to his unexpired term. Johnson died on July 31st, 1875, near Carter's Station, Tenn., and was buried near his home in Greenville, Tenn. His wife survived him one year.