Archibald Roane, second Governor of Tennessee, and eminent jurist, was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1760; attended school at Lancaster, left to join the Continental Army, was present at the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown. He then studied law, moving to Tennessee and began to practice at Knoxville. He was appointed Attorney General in 1795, was Governor from 1801 to 1803; was elected Circuit Judge, 1811-1815 and Judge of the Supreme Court of Tennessee, 1815-1818. He was a member of Tennessee Lodge #2 at Knoxville,. He was also State Senator, 1812. He died at Campbell’s Station, January, 1817.