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Nashville District Commanders

Lt. Col. John W. Barlow  8-18-1888 to 10-23-1891  Col. John W. Barlow
Barlow was the first Nashville District Engineer.  His task was to oversee the construction of a series of locks and dams on the Cumberland River. He later served as USACE chief of engineers. 
Lt. Col. Henry M. Robert 10-23-1891 to 6-9-1893 Lt. Col. Henry M. Robert
2nd District Engineer. Author of Robert’s Rules of Order.  He later served as USACE chief of engineers.
Capt. John Biddle
6-9-1893 to 6-1-1898
Capt. John Biddle
 3rd District Engineer
Maj. Dan C. Kingman
6-1-1898 to 3-31-1899
Maj. Dan C. Kingman
 4th District Engineer
Lt. Col. Milton B. Adams
3-31-1899 to 7-18-1900
Lt. Col. Milton B. Adams
 5th District Engineer
Maj. Dan C. Kingman
7-18-1900 to 9-20-1900
Maj. Dan C. Kingman
 6th District Engineer
Lt. Col. M. B. Adams
9-20-1900 to 7-17-1901
Lt. Col. Milton B. Adams
 7th District Engineer
 Maj. Dan C. Kingman  7-17-1901 to 9-17-1901  Maj. Dan C. Kingman  8th District Engineer
 Lt. Col. M. B. Adams  9-17-1901 to 4-22-1903  Lt. Col. Milton B. Adams  9th District Engineer
Capt. W. J. Barden
4-22-1903 to 7-23-1903
Capt. W. J. Barden
 10th District Engineer
Lt. Col. Clinton B. Sears
7-23-1903 to 8-10-1904
Lt. Col. Clinton B. Sears
 11th District Engineer
Maj. H. C. Newcomer
8-10-1904 to 2-25-1907
Maj. H. C. Newcomer
 12th District Engineer
1st Lt. W. G. Caples
1-25-1907 to 6-18-1907
1st Lt. W. G. Caples
 13th District Engineer
Maj. William W. Harts
6-18-1907 to 7-18-1910
Maj. William W. Harts
14th District Engineer. Later served as chief engineer on the Lincoln Memorial and director of debris mission following 1906 California Earthquake
Maj. C.A.F. Flagler
7-18-1910 to 12-8-1910
Maj. C.A.F. Flagler
 15th District Engineer
Maj. William W. Harts
12-8-1910 to 7-24-1911
Maj. William W. Harts
16th District Engineer. Later served as chief engineer on the Lincoln Memorial and director of debris mission following 1906 California Earthquake
Maj. C.A.F. Flagler
7-24-1911 to 10-21-1911
Maj. C.A.F. Flagler
 17th District Engineer
Maj. Edgar Jadwin
10-21-1911 to 12-11-1911
Maj. Edgar Jadwin
 18th District Engineer
Maj. H. Burgess
12-11-1911 to 7-22-1916
Maj. H. Burgess
 19th District Engineer
Capt. Jarvis J. Bain
7-22-1916 to 9-26-1916
Capt. Jarvis J. Bain
 20th District Engineer
Maj. Lytle Brown
9-26-1916 to 4-30-1917
Maj. Lytle Brown
 21st District Engineer
Maj. Jarvis J. Bain
4-30-1917 to 9-15-1917
Capt. Jarvis J. Bain
 22nd District Engineer
Mr. W. S. Winn
9-15-1917 to 5-31-1918
No photo available  23rd District Engineer
Mr. A. B. McGrew
5-31-1918 to 4-27-1919
No photo available  24th District Engineer
Col. J. B. Cavanaugh
4-27-1919 to 7-12-1919
Col. J. B. Cavanaugh
 25th District Engineer
Lt. Col. Lytle Brown
7-12-1919 to 8-12-1919
Lt. Col. Lytle Brown
 26th District Engineer
Maj. Robert R. Ralston
8-12-1919 to 8-16-1920
Maj. Robert R. Ralston
 27th District Engineer
Maj. Harold C. Fiske
8-16-1920 to 10-31-2020
Maj. Harold C. Fiske
 28th District Engineer
Maj. J. L. Schley
10-31-2020 to 8-13-1921
Maj. J. L. Schley
29th District Engineer.  Also commanded the 307th Engineering Battalion during World War I.  He later served as USACE chief of engineers.
Lt. Col. J. R. Slattery
8-13-1921 to 2-19-1923
Lt. Col. J. R. Slattery
 30th District Engineer
Maj. Harold C. Fiske
2-19-1923 to 1-23-1924
Maj. Harold C. Fiske
 31st District Engineer
Lt. Col. E. J. Dent
1-23-1924 to 4-20-1925
Lt. Col. E. J. Dent
 32nd District Engineer
Maj. Harold C. Fiske
4-20-1925 to 9-30-1926
Maj. Harold C. Fiske
33rd District Engineer
Maj. Lewis H. Watkins
9-30-1926 to 3-31-1929
Maj. Lewis H. Watkins
 34th District Engineer
Maj. John F. Conklin
3-31-1929 to 8-2-1929
Maj. John F. Conklin
 35th District Engineer
Maj. Frank S. Besson
8-2-1919 to 7-24-1933
Maj. Frank S. Besson
 36th District Engineer
Maj. Robert R. Neyland
7-24-1933 to 3-5-1934
Maj. Robert R. Neyland
Neyland served as 37th commander and district engineer of the Nashville and Chattanooga Districts in 1933 and 1934 while simultaneously teaching military science and coaching the University of Tennessee Volunteers football team. He served as the head football coach from 1926 to 1934, 1936 to 1940, and 1946 to 1952, and holds the record for most wins in team history.  He amassed 173 wins in 216 games, which included six undefeated seasons, nine undefeated regular seasons, seven conference championships, and four national championships. His 1939 squad is the last NCAA team in history to hold every regular season opponent scoreless. He achieved the rank of brigadier general while serving with distinction in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. 
Lt. Col. C.E. Perry
3-5-1934 to 3-14-1938
 No photo available  38th District Engineer
Maj. Benard Smith
3-14-1938 to 4-14-1940
 No photo available  39th District Engineer
Lt. Col. O. E. Walsh
4-14-1940 to 1-31-1943
Lt. Col. O. E. Walsh
40th District Engineer. Supported World War II military construction mission and later served as first commander of Mediterranean Division.
Lt. Col. W. A. Davis
1-31-1943 to 12-27-1943
 No photo available  41st District Engineer
Col. Reading Wilkerson
12-27-1943 to 10-30-1946
Col. Reading Wilkerson
 42nd District Engineer
Col. H. V. Canan
10-30-1946 to 9-30-1949
Col. H. V. Canan
 43rd District Engineer
Col. Arthur W. Pence
9-30-1949 to 5-31-1950
Col. Arthur W. Pence
 44th District Engineer
Lt. Col. E. H. Dillon
5-31-1950 to 7-14-1950
Lt. Col. E. H. Dillon
 45th District Engineer
Col. Henry Walsh
7-14-1950 to 5-12-1952
 No photo available  46th District Engineer
Lt. Col. Robert W. Lockridge
5-12-1952 to 8-1-1952
Lt. Col. Robert W. Lockridge
 47th District Engineer
Lt. Col. E. B. Jennings
8-1-1952 to 8-5-1952
Lt. Col. E. B. Jennings
 48th District Engineer
Col. G. M. Dorland
8-5-1952 to 6-30-1956
Col. G. M. Dorland
 49th District Engineer
Lt. Col. Max C. Tyler
6-30-1956 to 7-10-1956
Lt. Col. Max C. Tyler
 50th District Engineer
Col. Eugene J. Stann
7-10-1956 to 7-20-1959
Col. Eugene J. Stann
 51st District Engineer
Col. Vincent P. Carlson
7-20-1959 to 7-5-1962
Col. Vincent P. Carlson
 52nd District Engineer
Col. James B. Newman III
7-5-1962 to 7-7-1965
Col. James B. Newman III
 53rd District Commander
Col. Jesse L. Fishback
7-7-1965 to 7-28-1968
Col. Jesse L. Fishback
 54th District Engineer
Col. John C. Bell
7-28-1968 to 7-20-1971
No photo available  55th District Engineer
Col. William F. Brandes
7-20-1971 to 8-28-1974
Col. William F. Brandes
 56th District Engineer
Col. Henry J. Hatch
8-28-1974 to 7-17-1977
Col. Henry J. Hatch
57th District Engineer. Also commanded 326th Engineering Battalion. He later served as USACE chief of engineers.
Col. Robert K. Tener
7-17-1977 to 6-26-1980
Col. Robert K. Tener
 58th District Engineer
Col. Lee W. Tucker
6-27-1980 to 6-23-1983
 No photo available  59th District Engineer
Maj. William F. Malone
6-23-1983 to 7-4-1983
 No photo available  60th District Engineer
Col. W. M. T. Kirkpatrick
7-5-1983 to 7-2-1986
 No photo available  61st District Engineer
Col. Edward A. Starbird
7-3-1986 to 8-14-1989
 No photo available 62nd District Engineer
Col. James P. King
8-15-1989 to 8-13-1991
 No photo available  63rd District Engineer
Lt. Col. Stephen M. Sheppard
8-14-1991 to 8-12-1993
 No photo available  64th District Engineer
Lt. Col. J. David Norwood
8-13-1993 to 7-27-1995
 No photo available 65th District Engineer
Lt. Col. John L. Whisler Jr.
8-27-1995 to 5-30-1997
 No photo available  66th District Engineer
Lt. Col. Christopher J. Young
5-31-1997 to 7-9-1999
Lt. Col. Christopher J. Young
67th District Engineer
 Lt. Col. Peter F. Taylor Jr. 7-10-1999 to 7-13-2001
Lt. Col. Peter F. Taylor Jr.
 68th District Engineer
Lt. Col. Steven W. Gay
7-14-2001 to 7-11-2003
Lt. Col. Steven W. Gay
69th District Engineer
Lt. Col. Byron G. Jorns
7-12-2003 to 7-22-2005
Lt. Col. Byron G. Jorns
 70th District Engineer
Lt. Col. Steven J. Roemhildt
7-23-2005 to 7-20-2007
Lt. Col. Steven J. Roemhildt
 71st District Engineer
Lt. Col. Bernard R. Lindstrom
7-21-2007 to 7-17-2009
Lt. Col. Bernard R. Lindstrom
 72nd District Engineer
Lt. Col. Anthony P. Mitchell
7-18-2009 to 6-24-2011
Lt. Col. Anthony P. Mitchell
73rd District Engineer
Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp
6-25-2011 to 7-9-2013
Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp
74th District Engineer
Lt. Col. John L. Hudson
7-10-2013 to 6-16-2015
Lt. Col. John L. Hudson
 75th District Engineer
Lt. Col. Stephen F. Murphy
6-17-2015 to 7-6-2017
Lt. Col. Stephen F. Murphy
76th District Engineer
 Lt. Col. Cullen A. Jones  7-7-2017 to present  Lt. Col. Cullen A. Jones  77th District Engineer