#531226 Overall Influence

William Elam Tanner

Virginia State Senator and Lieutenant Colonel


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From Wikipedia

William Elam Tanner was a Virginia State Senator, a Lieutenant Colonel, and businessman.Early life Named after his late grandfather, Tanner was born to John F. and Harriet L. Tanner, in Buckingham County. John worked with Joseph Reid Anderson and Anderson's father-in-law, Dr. Richard S. Archer, to form J. R. Anderson and Company. They produced iron for the Louisiana sugar mills. The company formed into the Tredegar Iron Works Company by 1841. John secured a job for his son at the iron company.

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University of Richmond

University in Richmond, Virginia

University of Virginia

Public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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#22936 World Rank