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Ralph Louis Engelstad

January 28, 1930 – November 26, 2002

 
 
Ralph Louis Engelstad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
1. Ralph Louis Engelstad Marker
Inscription. With gratitude to the Engelstad Family Foundation for its generous contribution to this Liberty Bell monument, and in recognition of the life and achievements of Ralph Louis Engelstad who personified the highest qualities of personal liberty. Just as the spirit of the inscription on this bell goes beyond the words themselves, so too, do the noble and humanitarian acts of Ralph Louis Engelstad.
 
Location. 36° 9.961′ N, 115° 8.637′ W. Marker is in Las Vegas, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker is at the intersection of South 4th Street and Lewis Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South 4th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Las Vegas NV 89101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic 5th Street School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); First Church Built in Las Vegas (about 800 feet away); Historic Preservation (approx. 0.2 miles away); County Courthouses (approx. 0.2 miles away); Las Vegas High School / Las Vegas High School Neighborhood (approx. 0.2 miles away); Las Vegas High School
Ralph Louis Engelstad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
2. Ralph Louis Engelstad Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Von Tobel's Hardware Store (approx. mile away but has been reported missing); Chief Hotel Court (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Las Vegas.
 
Also see . . .  Hotel-Online. Veteran gaming executive, entrepreneur and humanitarian Ralph Engelstad, who built and owned the Imperial Palace Hotel and Casinos on the Las Vegas Strip and in Biloxi, Mississippi, passed away last night at his home after a valiant battle with cancer. He was 72. (Submitted on October 3, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.) 
 
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Ralph Louis Engelstad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
3. Ralph Louis Engelstad Marker
Ralph Louis Engelstad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
4. Ralph Louis Engelstad Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 629 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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