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1856 David Claiborne McMillin

DC McMILLIN  1856(Lived April 11, 1815 – November 26, 1897)

In 1838, David McMillin moved to Chattanooga just as the town was established.  McMillin and his brother, Johnathan, opened a dry goods store on Market Street. McMillin served as alderman in 1852 before being elected Mayor in 1856. McMillin remained in Chattanooga, helping establish the City National Bank in 1870.

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