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Knox County's Oldest Organizations Ranked According to Year Established
Year est./Loc. emps.
Founder or first director
Former names
DescriptionTop local executive
1University of Tennessee
831 Andy Holt Tower
Knoxville, TN 37996
1794 / 9,326
Samuel Carrick
Blount College, East Tennessee College, East Tennessee University
State university
Dr. Jimmy Cheek
Joe DiPietro
Dr. Jimmy Cheek
Dr. Joe DiPietro
Dr. Joseph DiPietro
Jimmy Cheek
UT Knoxville Chancellor
UT President
UT Knoxville, Chancellor
President, UT System
UT President
UT Knoxville Chancellor
1U.S. Postal Service
1237 E. Weisgarber Road
Knoxville, TN 37950
1794 / 1,747
George Roulstone
Sam Jaudon
Greg Gamble
David Dillman
District manager
District manager
3East Tennessee Historical Society
601 S. Gay St.
Knoxville, TN 37901
1834 / 9
Judge William B. Reese
Society showcasing history and heritage of East Tennessee
Cherel Henderson
Executive director

Source: Knoxville Chamber, Tenn. Encyclopedia of History & Culture, individual company representatives, company websites. NA=not applicable or not available. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Angela Akers at 865-342-6424 or

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