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Gleason, TN -- U.S. town in Tennessee
Population (2000): 1463
Housing Units (2000): 657
Land area (2000): 2.284081 sq. miles (5.915742 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 2.284081 sq. miles (5.915742 sq. km)
FIPS code: 29300
Located within: Tennessee (TN), FIPS 47
Location: 36.215641 N, 88.612114 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 38229
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Gleason, TN

Gleason may refer to:

In places:

  • Gleason, California, former town
  • Gleason, Tennessee, a US town
  • Gleason, Wisconsin, an unincorporated community


  • Gleason, West Virginia
  • Gleason Corporation, a machine-tool company based in Rochester, New York, USA

People with the surname Gleason:

  • Gleason (surname)
  • Gleason (film), a 2016 documentary film about football player Steve Gleason
Gleason (surname)

Gleason is an Irish surname. It is an anglicisation of the Irish name Ó Glasáin or Ó Gliasáin. Most common in County Tipperary but originating in East County Cork, in the once powerful Uí Liatháin kingdom, where the Gleasons were great lords and sometimes kings. It may refer to:

  • Adda Gleason (1888–1971), American actress
  • Andrew Gleason (1921–2008), American mathematician and the eponym of Gleason’s theorem
  • Bill Gleason (1858–1932), American professional baseball player
  • Bill Gleason (1868–1893), American professional baseball player
  • Bill Gleason (1922-2010), panelist on The Sportswriters on TV
  • Donald F. Gleason M.D., a pathologist at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Hospital who developed the Gleason Score
  • F. Keogh Gleason (1906–1982), American film-set decorator at MGM studios
  • Henry Gleason (1882–1975), American ecologist, botanist, and taxonomist
  • Herbert P. Gleason (died 2013), American lawyer
  • Jackie Gleason (1916–1987), American comedian and actor
  • James Gleason (1882–1959), American actor, playwright, and screenwriter
  • James P. Gleason (born 1921), American lawyer and politician, legislative assistant to Richard Nixon
  • Jean Berko Gleason (contemporary), American psycholinguist
  • Jimmy Gleason (1898–1931), American Indy 500 racecar driver
  • Joanna Gleason (born 1950), Canadian actress
  • Kate Gleason (1865–1933), American engineer and businesswoman
  • Lafayette Blanchard Gleason, Secretary of the Republican State Committee
  • Madeline Gleason (1909–1973), American poet and dramatist
  • Max Gleason, American musician and YouTuber, better known as Smooth McGroove
  • Patrick Jerome "Battle-Axe" Gleason (1844–1901), Irish-born mayor of Long Island City, New York, USA
  • Patrick Gleason (contemporary), comic-book artist
  • Paul Gleason (1939–2006), American film and television actor
  • Ralph J. Gleason (1917–1975), American jazz and pop music critic
  • Robert A. Gleason Jr. (contemporary), American politician, chairman of the Pennsylvania Republican Party
  • Steve Gleason (born 1977), American professional football player
  • Tim Gleason (born 1983), American professional hockey player
  • Tim Gleason (born 1967), Canadian Labour Lawyer
  • Vanessa Gleason (born 1979), American model and actress; Playboy Playmate of the Month
  • William J. ”Kid“ Gleason (1866–1933), American professional baseball player and manager
  • William H. H. Gleason (fl. early 20th century), American school administrator of Brevard County School District, Florida
  • William Henry Gleason (1829–1902), American real-estate developer and politician; cofounder of the city of Eau Gallie, Florida
  • William Lansing Gleason ( fl. 20th century), cofounder of the town of Indian Harbour Beach, Florida, USA
Fictional person:
  • Kirk Gleason, character on the television series Gilmore Girls
Gleason (film)

Gleason is an American documentary film released in 2016 and directed by Clay Tweel covering five years in the life of the former New Orleans Saints football defensive back, Steve Gleason, who suffers from Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), sometimes known as Lou Gehrig's disease, a rare incurable autoimmune condition often associated with the former New York Yankees baseball star, Lou Gehrig, who died from the disease in the 1940s.

Usage examples of "gleason".

Montoya, Sammy Cantu, and the two council members, Bud Gleason and Ricardo P.

A little exasperated by that point, the captain took Gleason by the sleeve of his civilian garb.

Gleason was in the exhibition hall when Austin arrived, and he didn't look happy.

So Gleason waited around until Crinston left, then jimmied a window to make it look as though burglars had broken in from the outside.

I have 'em wet behind the ears, like young Jimmy Smith, right out of school, and old shellbacks like Gleason.

There was one night, however, when crime returned the compliment by taking the mountain to Mohammed, so to speak: that is, Evil Doings came to El Casino Pilar where they caught Granny Smith holding three kings, Bruno Martinez scratching his balls after having folded, Bud Gleason staring dis-believingly at a royal straight flush, Eusebio Lavadie drunk as a coot and pouring another, Harlan Betchel breathlessly dealing himself a final card, and both Jim and Peter Hirsshorn anxiously scrutinizing Harlan in an effort to interpret his reaction as he peeked at that card.