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Richard H Yancey

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Richard H Yancey

Posted: 9 Aug 2000 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Edited: 27 Jun 2001 10:44AM GMT
Richard H Yancey (1855-????)
Source: Who's Who in Tennessee. 1911. Page 455

Yancey, Richard H, editor; born Fayette County, Tenn, November, 1855; son of Edwin T and Mary (Anderson) Yancey; Weelsh descent, family came to Virginia in 1642; educated at LaGrange Academy and Cumberland University; graduated in law at Lebanon Law School; engaged in newspaper work at 23 years of age; became Editor of Somerville (Tenn.) Falcon and served in that capacity from 1881-1883; was Editor of Clarksville (Tenn.) Chronicle, 1883-1887; Birgmingham (Ala.) Herald and Age-Herald, 1887-1891, since which time he has been Associate Editor of the Nashville (Tenn.) Banner, with exception of 1898-98, when he did editorial work for the Nashville American; married Irene Williams, of Bolivar, Tenn., Feb 17, 1881; member Press Club; Nashville Democrat; member Episcopal Church.

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