MLGW-TVA: Crump’s political power brought electrical power to Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 07, 2020 4:00 AM CT

The political boss believed in public ownership of utilities from the dawn of his considerable influence over the city when he was a city commissioner. And Crump saw private owners of such utilities as political adversaries.

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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