Practiced medicine in Chestnut Hill & Newport areas. Graduate of University of Tennessee Medical School, Memphis, TN. His grandmother staked her inheritance and the farm for his education.
Father: Aaron Whaley Proffitt b: 7 May 1857 in Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee
Mother: Mildred "Millie" Sutton b: 1 Apr 1860 in Sevier County, Tennessee
Marriage 1 Ola Hill b: 3 Feb 1897 in Tennessee