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Buford Pusser (1937–1974)

Buford Pusser was elected sheriff of McNairy County, Tennessee, on a platform of cleaning up the county, which was regarded as the most corrupt, crime-ridden county in the state, if not the U.S. by some local citizens. According to locals, several organized-crime rings, based mainly in Nashville, ran the criminal enterprises in McNairy County, ... See full bio »

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 1973 Walking Tall (technical advisor)
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 2008 No moriré sola (spiritual support)
 2004 Walking Tall (dedicated to the memory of - as Sheriff Buford Pusser)
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Sheriff Buford Pusser

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6' 6" (1.98 m)
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