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Ponca City in Kay County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Lewis Haines (Lew) Wentz

(1872-1949)

 
 
Lewis Haines (Lew) Wentz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 1, 2012
1. Lewis Haines (Lew) Wentz Marker
Inscription.
Philanthropist
Oil Man

Donor:
Wentz Camp,
Wentz Pool
Wentz Municipal Golf Course
Ponca City, Oklahoma

Founder:
The Society For Crippled Children
University of Oklahoma Student Loan Fund
Oklahoma State University Student Loan Fund

'He Always Gave'

 
Location. 36° 42.202′ N, 97° 4.65′ W. Marker is in Ponca City, Oklahoma, in Kay County. Marker is at the intersection of East Grand Avenue and South 6th Street, on the left when traveling west on East Grand Avenue. Click for map. Marker is on the southwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Ponca City OK 74601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ponca City Library (within shouting distance of this marker); E. W. Marland (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce (approx. 10.6 miles away); Kay County War Memorial (approx. 12.3 miles away); African-Americans (approx. 12.4 miles away); Land of Hope (approx. 12.4 miles away); Kay County Abstract Building (approx. 12.4 miles away); Newkirk (approx. 12.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ponca City.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Lewis Haines (Lew) Wentz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 1, 2012
2. Lewis Haines (Lew) Wentz Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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