Who was the Governor of Tennessee in 1949?

Jim Nance McCord (born March 17, 1879 in Bedford County, Tennessee; died September 2, 1968 in Nashville, Tennessee) succeeded Prentice Cooper as the forty-fourth Governor of Tennessee, serving between January 16, 1945 and January 16, 1949. Following the end of McCord's term as Governor, Gordon Browning (born November 22, 1889 in Carroll City, Tennessee; died May 23, 1976 in Huntingdon, Tennessee) became the forty-fifth Governor of Tennessee, serving between January 16, 1949 and January 15, 1953.