J. N. Donohoo

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Cleveland, Tennessee
CitizenshipUnited States
  • Politician
  • banker

J. N. Donohoo was a state politician and banker in Arkansas.[1] He served several terms in the Arkansas House of Representatives after first winning election in 1876 when he was 22.[2] He helped fundraise for the Masonic Temple in Pine Bluff, part of the Sovereign Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

He was born in Cleveland, Tennessee. He moved to Arkansas in 1870. He married and owned a 160 acre farm in Marvell, Arkansas. He was a Republican and a Quaker.[2] He helped fundraise for the Pine Bluff Masonic Temple.

Donohoo also worked as an intenral revenue collector and banker. Knoxville, Tennessee commercial artist LaRoy A. Tate was his grandson.[3]


  1. Gatewood, Willard B.; Gatewood, Willard G. (1972). "Negro Legislators in Arkansas, 1891: A Document". The Arkansas Historical Quarterly. 31 (3): 220–233. doi:10.2307/40038091 – via JSTOR.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "J. N. Donohoo". October 14, 1890. p. 7 – via newspapers.com.
  3. "CONTENTdm". cmdc.knoxlib.org.

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