Paul Barret Parkway
Paul Barret was a prominent Shelby County politician in the 1940's. Barretville, where he was from, was also named for him.
Kate Bond Road
Kate Bond was born in 1886 in Bartlett, Tennessee. Her father, Squire William Bond, named the road on which their home was situated, Kate Bond Road, in honor of his youngest daughter. Kate lived until her death in her home at the present day corner of Kate Bond and Stage Roads.
Sam Cooper Boulevard
Sam Cooper was the president of Humko, a cotton seed refinery. He was generous with his success and used his wealth to help fund St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
E.H. Crump Boulevard
Edward Hull (E.H.) Crump was the mayor of Memphis from 1910-1916 and again in 1940-1942 and a Tennessee congressman from 1931-1935.
John C. McLemore was one of Memphis' first fifty citizens and became a proprietor after purchasing Andrew Jackson's interest in the city.
Bill Morris Parkway
Bill Morris was the mayor of Shelby County for 16 years. He was succeeded by Mayor Jim Rout.
Austin Peay Highway
Austin Peay IV was governor of Tennessee from 1923 until his death in 1927. He was the only Tennessee governor to die while still in office.
Danny Thomas Boulevard
Danny Thomas was a comedian and actor. In 1962, he founded St. Jude Children's Research Hospital here in Memphis.