in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Politics; State and Local Government; Journalism. 1552 words.
Brownlow, William Gannaway (29 August 1805–29 April 1877), minister, newspaper editor, and governor of Tennessee, was born in Wytheville, Virginia, the son of Joseph A. Brownlow and...