Creator

Date Original

1967

Description

This collection contains an obituary from the Arkansas Gazette dated July 24, 1967 for Zachary T. Bragg, the first mayor of West Memphis, Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

Zachary Taylor Bragg (1888-1967) was born in Utica, Mississippi October 16, 1888 to Zach T. Bragg and Eliza A. Mimms Bragg. Zachary moved to West Memphis around 1904. He eventually started a lumbermill there because the West Memphis area was known for its high quality lumber. West Memphis was incorporated in 1927. Bragg became the first mayor of West Memphis in 1928 but resigned a year later. He died July 23, 1967 in Ash Flat, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Mississippi

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.027.008

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Zach T. Bragg obituary, SMC.027.008

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Zach T. Bragg obituary, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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