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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austin_Peay

Austin Peay (June 1, 1876 – October 2, 1927) was an American politician who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1923 to 1927. He was the state's first governor since the Civil War to win three consecutive terms, and the first to die in office. Prior to his election as governor, he served two terms in the Tennessee House ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austin_Peay_State_University

In 1927, the Clarksville campus was chosen by the state as the site of the new Austin Peay Normal School, created as a two-year junior college and teacher- training institution by Act of the General Assembly and named in honor of sitting Governor Austin Peay. Located where Austin Peay State ...

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www.apsu.edu/about-apsu/history-austin-peay.php

The University began as Austin Peay Normal School when it was created as a two-year junior college and teacher-training institution by Act of the General Assembly of 1927 and named in honor of Governor Austin Peay, who was serving his third term of office when the school was established. Limited in purposes and ...

www.apsu.edu/about-apsu/austin-peay.php

Then in 1901, he was elected to the Tennessee's House of Representatives to represent Montgomery County. His battle against Gen. Lawrence D. Tyson, of Knoxville, over who would be the speaker of the House was one of the most spectacular deadlocks in state history. They battled for 100 ballots before Peay lost.

www.apsu.edu/history-and-philosophy

In the Department of History and Philosophy you'll never be just another face in the crowd. The courses, programs, and extracurricular opportunities that are available revolve around YOU! With offerings on campus and online during the regular academic year and over breaks, the department offers students the flexibility to ...

tennesseeencyclopedia.net/entry.php?rec=47

Dec 25, 2009 ... By Thomas H. Winn , Austin Peay State University. Harned Hall, named for former State Commissioner of Education, P. L. Harned, houses the departments of history, philosophy, languages, and literature. The sculpture known formally as The Sentinel and affectionately by students as The Green Man, was ...

www.si.com/college-football/team/austin-peay-governors

Austin Peay Governors news, scores, photos, blogs, stats, injuries, transactions, schedule, tickets, as well as truth and rumors and Fantasy News.

www.historians.org/publications-and-directories/perspectives-on-history/february-2011/military-history-alive-and-well-at-austin-peay-state-university

Military History Alive and Well at Austin Peay State University. Dewey A. Broder, March 2011. If the study of military history is on the decline, you can't tell it at Austin Peay State University (APSU) in Clarksville, Tennessee. This 10,000- student, liberal-arts university has a blossoming MA in military history that is catching the ...