James R. "JR" Guthrie born on December 2, 1910, James died on August 19, 2003 at 92 years old. Last known residence was at Humboldt, Gibson County, Tennessee.

JR was a master player and continuously involved in promoting Tennessee Checkers and ACF most of his life.

Memphis Press-Scimitar, Memphis, TN November 26, 1973 - Memphis Press-Scimitar - “Playing Checkers & Chess”
Monday, November 26, 1973 -  "Tourneys Side-By-Side, Playing Checkers & Chess at Sheraton-Peabody Hotel, Memphis, TN"
 -  Newspaper Article

W.C. Green Trust Fund

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