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Fuller Earle Callaway, Sr.

 
 
Fuller Earle Callaway, Sr. Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, 1991
1. Fuller Earle Callaway, Sr. Marker
Inscription. Born in LaGrange July 15, 1870, Fuller E. Callaway was a textile manufacturer, merchant, and philanthropist. In 1888, he established his first business on LaFayette Square just west of this point.

Organizing and operating textile mills, banks, warehouses and department stores, Callaway helped modernize LaGrange's economy. Examples of his concern for the social and educational development of employees and residents can be found throughout LaGrange and the State of Georgia. When he died in 1928, Callaway was one of the world's leading textile manufacturers.
 
Erected 1986 by The Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Troup County Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 2.336′ N, 85° 1.916′ W. Marker is in LaGrange, Georgia, in Troup County. Marker is at the intersection of Vernon Street (U.S. 29) and Church Street, on the right when traveling west on Vernon Street. Click for map. The marker stands on the southwest corner of the town square. Marker is in this post office area: Lagrange GA 30240, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lafayette (within shouting distance of this marker); Troup County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nancy Harts (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Michael Troup (about 600 feet away); Troup County Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bellevue (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bellevue, Home of Sen. Benjamin Harvey Hill (approx. half a mile away); Dr. Ulrich Bonnell Phillips (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in LaGrange.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Callaway Brothers. Further background on Fuller E. Callaway and the Callaway family. (Submitted on December 30, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 

2. History and Heritage of the Fuller E. Callaway Foundation. Information on the Fuller E. Callaway Foundation. (Submitted on December 30, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 953 times since then and 49 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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