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Tennessee State Museum
Record No:
76.34
Subject: Dunn, Winfield
Artist: Kellog, Martin  
Date: Unknown
Media: Oil on canvas.
Dimensions: Frame 55 X 41
Location: TN State Museum
505 Deadrick Street.
Nashville, TN 37243
Web Contact: TN State Museum

History:

Governor Dunn is standing behind his desk in the governor's office. The TN state flag is to the viewer's left and the Legislative fla is the viewer's right. On the desk is a telephone, a speaker to the house chambers and to the right a brass elephant.
Notes: Elected governor in 1971,Bryant Winfield Culberson Dunn was born in Mississippi in 1927 and at the age 17 volunteered for service in WWII. Later, he earned degrees in finance and dental surgery from the University of Mississippi and from the University of Tennessee at Memphis. Over the years he was active in many local, state and national campaigns. A practicing dentist, he was the first republican governor in fifty years, and served at a time of increased urbanization, industrial growth, and strides in civil rights. Dunn instituted a kindergarten program for Tennessee children, further reorganized state government, and developed highway construction plans and health programs. The Tennessee Blue Book

Categories: Portrait paintings; Governors; Men.
   

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