Descendant of Nashville’s Co-Founder found alone and drunk downtown, stumbling through traffic: Lucius E. Burch V

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21-year-old Lucius Burch was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail early Saturday morning after police found him stumbling and falling over while wandering into traffic downtown. Burch comes from a long line of movers, shakers, and lawmakers in Nashville & Tennessee. His family includes the four well-known Lucius E. Burch’s before him, Nashville co-founder John Donelson, and President Andrew Jackson.

Metro Nashville Police observed Lucius E. Burch, 21, wandering into downtown traffic and falling over just after 1 a.m. Saturday. Police report he was unsteady on his feet, reeked of alcohol, and with slurred speech. Officers say he was alone and unable to care for himself.

Lucius E. Burch V (MNPD)
Lucius E. Burch V (MNPD)

Lucius E. Burch, Sr.Dean of Vanderbilt Medical School, Vandy Football 1894-1897
Lucius E. Burch, Jr.Famous civil rights lawyer, TN State Park named after him
Lucius E. Burch, IIICCA Board Member / American Addiction Center Chair
Lucius E. Burch, IVMassey Burch Capital Partner
Lucius E. Burch, VDrunk downtown, alone, stumbling in traffic

The family’s ancestry includes U.S. presidents Andrew Jackson and James K. Polk, and Nashville co-founder John Donelson.

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Lucius Burch, 21, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail at 1:39 a.m. on 06/05/21, charged with public intoxication. After the required 8-hour hold, he was released at 10:33 a.m. with his charge dismissed.

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  1. DDDDDuane

    HE BE GUILY CAUSE OF HE WHAITE PRIVILLiGE…..

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