People from Dickson County, Tennessee

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  1. Anson Mount

    Anson Mount


    Anson Adams Mount IV (born February 25, 1973) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Cullen Bohannon in the AMC show Hell on Wheels. He also played Jim Steele on the short-lived NBC series Conviction and appeared in the film Tully.

  2. Conner Rayburn

    Conner Rayburn


    Conner Rayburn was born in Dickson, Tennessee (about 40 miles west of Nashville) on April 7, 1999. He is best known for his role of Kyle Orenthal on the American sitcom According to Jim.

  3. Oscar Robertson

    Oscar Robertson


    Oscar Palmer Robertson (born November 24, 1938), nicknamed "The Big O", is an American retired National Basketball Association player who played for the Cincinnati Royals and Milwaukee Bucks. The 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m), 220 lb (100 kg) Robertson played the shooting guard and point guard position, and was a 12-time All-Star, 11-time member of the All-NBA Team, and one-time winner of the MVP award in 14 professional seasons. He is the only player in NBA history to average a triple-double for a season. He was a key player on the team which brought the Bucks their only NBA title in the 1970–71 NBA season. His playing career, especially during high school and college, was plagued by racism.

  4. Charlie Mitchell

    Charlie Mitchell


    Charles Ross Mitchell (born June 24, 1962 in Dickson, Tennessee) is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher. He played during two seasons at the major league level for the Boston Red Sox. He was drafted by the Red Sox in the 4th round of the 1982 amateur draft. Mitchell played his first professional season with their Class-A (Short Season) Elmira Pioneers in 1982, and his last with the Cincinnati Reds' Triple-A Nashville Sounds in 1991.

  5. Theresa Meeker

    Theresa Meeker


    Theresa Meeker Pickett (born February 6, 1986) is a writer.

  6. John Mitchell

    John Mitchell


    John Kyle Mitchell (born August 11, 1965 in Dickson, Tennessee) is a former professional baseball pitcher. He pitched in parts of five Major League Baseball seasons, from 1986 through 1990, for the New York Mets and Baltimore Orioles.

  7. Anna Belle Clement O'Brien

    Anna Belle Clement O'Brien


    Anna Belle Clement O'Brien (May 6, 1923 – August 31, 2009) was a Tennessee politician, nicknamed "the first lady of Tennessee politics." She served as the governor's chief of staff from 1963 to 1967, was a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives in the 89th General Assembly, from 1975 to 1977, and a Tennessee State Senator in the 90th to 96th General Assemblies, from 1977 to 1991. While she was not the first woman ever to be in the Tennessee Senate, she was the first woman ever to be a chairman of a committee. During her 22 years in the General Assembly, she was the chairperson for three committees: Education, Transportation, and the Democratic Caucus.

  8. Barry Stokes (embezzler)

    Barry Stokes (embezzler)


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  9. Herschel Lynn Greer

    Herschel Lynn Greer


    Herschel Lynn Greer (1906–March 19, 1976) was a prominent businessman and the first president of Vols, Inc., an ownership group organized in 1959 for the purpose of keeping the Nashville Vols minor league baseball franchise in Nashville, Tennessee.

  10. Paul Hinson

    Paul Hinson


    James Paul Hinson (May 9, 1904 – September 23, 1960) was a utility player in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox. Listed at 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m), 150 lb., he batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Vanleer, Tennessee.

  11. David Shepard (politician)

    David Shepard (politician)


    David A. Shepard (born October 6, 1947 in Nashville, Tennessee) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 69 since January 2001.

  12. Mary Littleton

    Mary Littleton


    Mary Littleton (born September 7, 1957) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 78 since January 8, 2013.

  13. C. C. Coppedge

    C. C. Coppedge

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    Charles Clark Coppedge (February 2, 1830 – June 11, 1898) was a Texas Infantry officer and a member of the Texas Legislature.

  14. Daniel Parker

    Daniel Parker


    Daniel Parker (January 29, 1781 – December 3, 1844) was an early American leader in the Primitive Baptist Church in the Southern United States and the founder of numerous churches including Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church at Elkhart, Texas, the location of the Parker family cemetery. As an elder, Parker led a group who separated from that church and formed the Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian Baptists. Parker is one of the earliest documented proponents of the doctrine of Serpent Seed among Protestant Christianity.

  15. Felix Ives Batson

    Felix Ives Batson

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    Felix Ives Batson (September 6, 1819 – March 11, 1871) was a prominent American lawyer and politician from Arkansas. Born in Dickson County, Tennessee, he later moved to Clarksville, Arkansas and established a law practice. He was admitted to the bar in 1841 and was one of the first attorneys in Johnson County. From 1853 to 1858 he was a circuit judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Arkansas. In 1858 he served as a justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court, a position he resigned in 1860. Batson as a delegate to Arkansas Secession Convention prior to the Civil War in 1861 and voted for secession. During the American Civil War, he represented the First Congressional District of northwest Arkansas in the First Confederate Congress and the Second Confederate Congress House of Representatives. Batson defeated well known Arkansas politician Hugh French Thomason to win election in November 1861.In the first Congress, Batson served on the Inauguration, Military Affairs and Territories and Public Lands committees. During the second Congress he served on the Judiciary Committee and on select committees whose purpose was to inform state governors to lesson the granting of exemptions and to increase the number of Confederate troops in each state. After the war Batson returned to Clarksville to practice law. It is estimated he lost 75 percent of his fortune during the war years. In Batson died in Clarksville, Arkansas and was buried in Oakland Cemetery.

  16. Montgomery Bell

    Montgomery Bell


    Montgomery Bell (January 3, 1769, Chester County, Pennsylvania – April 1, 1855, Dickson County, Tennessee) was a manufacturing entrepreneur who was crucial to the economic development of early Middle Tennessee. He was known as the "Iron Master of the Harpeth" and the "Iron Master of Middle Tennessee". Today he is remembered mostly for the founding of one of the largest non-sectarian all-boys private secondary schools in the United States, which bears his name.

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