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Tucker, Dorman Edwin



  • Existence: 1930-2007

A native of Washington County, Tenn., Dorman Edwin Tucker was born on October 10, 1930. He was the son of Bill and Maymah Ruth Garst Tucker. He graduated high school from University School at ETSU. A gifted musician, he served for many years as an organist at East Unaka Christian Church in Johnson City and worked as an administrative assistant in the Chaplain’s Service at the Veterans Administration at Mountain Home, now the James H. Quillen Veterans Administration Medical Center. He married Norma Kitzmiller on October 27, 1957. The couple had no children. Dorman Tucker died on January 26, 2007.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Dorman E. Tucker Collection

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-735
Scope and Contents The Dorman E. Tucker Collection consists primarily of 19th century East Tennessee legal documents (including deeds and land grant records), family history, and miscellaneous papers of ancestral families of Tucker, including the Garst and Nave families. The collection includes the only known document with Henry Johnson’s signature. Henry Johnson was the founder and namesake of Johnson City, Tenn.