Jacob Tise

Term Served

1868 to 1871

Accomplishments in Office

There were only 43 votes cast to elect him as Mayor. The Board held eight or nine meetings per year, all were held in the County Courthouse.

Personal Life

A native of Davidson County, he was a blacksmith in Waughtown when he came here in 1843. He became a wagon maker and manufactured wagons for the Confederacy. After the war he was engaged in the mercantile business owning the largest store in this area.

When he died in 1904, he was the oldest citizen of Winston.

Jacob Tise