The Last Vestige of the Crump Machine: Clifford Davis

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August 20, 2017


By Ray Hill Edward H. Crump, long the political boss of Memphis and Shelby County, began to seriously fade in the summer of 1954. Increasingly weakened by heart disease, the Memphis Boss had been active in politics almost to the end. When former governor Prentice Cooper began sounding out a possible race against Senator Estes […]

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