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Image ID #20947
Image ID: 20947
Subjects: Governors; Government officials
Description: Mr. Buford Ellington (1907-1972), during the period he was Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture under Governor Frank Clement, with whom he alternated gubernatorial terms.
Date: 10/1/1954
Negative: CV8297
Collection: Dept. of Conservation Photograph Collection
Historical Note: Ellington was governor 1959-1963 and 1967-1971; a professed segregationist, he shifted his position during his second term, creating the TN Human Relations Commission; directed US Office of Emergency Planning under Pres. Lyndon Johnson.
Series: People
Format: Copy print
Accession No.: RG 82
File Location: Box 50, File 136