Former 2-term Republican Tennessee Gov. Don Sundquist dies at 87

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 27, 2023 9:58 PM CT | Published: August 27, 2023 12:29 PM CT

The Memphis Republican’s bid for a state income tax in his second term as governor estranged him from the GOP statewide, but Sundquist made his peace with a more conservative state party late in life.


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


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