Memphis 200 Part 4: People, institutions, events shaped city

List includes Robert Church, Lance Russell, Adrian Rogers and Tiller clan to name a few

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 11, 2022 1:44 PM CT | Published: December 16, 2019 4:05 AM CT

The fourth part of our series marking the bicentennial of the city's founding takes us to some of the more complex chapters of Memphis history, a few sports legends, artists, corporate innovators and two years of profound change.

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