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Bishop Evans Tyree, Sr.

Bishop Evans Tyree, Sr.

Male 1854 - 1920


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Obituary: Evans Tyree Jr.

From the Chicago Defender, 29 Aug 1936.

Evans Tyree, Son of Bishop Tyree, Is Laid To Rest

Evans Tyree, the eldest son of the late Bishop Evans Tyree of Nashville, Tenn., passed away at his home 5608 Wabash avenue, Thursday, Aug. 13. Mr. Tyree was stricken with paralysis. He was a native of Nashville and received his education in the public school system there and at Tennessee State college. He was a printer by trade. Mr. Tyree was also known as a singer having traveled extensively with a singing group throughout the country. In June 1924 he married Myrtle Winfrey of Chicago.

Survivors are his widow, Myrtle Tyree; a brother, the Rev. Herman F. Tyree, of Philadelphia; a sister, Mrs. Carey Lewis of Nashville; an uncle, Doc Hart, also of Nashville, and other relatives. The funeral was held last Sunday.

From the Chicago Defender, 29 Aug 1936.

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