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George Caleb Bingham

Born March 20, 1811 - Died July 7, 1879

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
1. George Caleb Bingham Marker
Inscription.

Famous Painter & Portrait Artist
Internationally Known
State Treasurer
State Adjutant General
President, Kansas City, Mo. Police Board

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Eminently gifted, almost unaided he won such distinction in his profession
that he was known as the "Missouri Artist."

He served the people of Missouri in her legislative councils; was State Treasurer during the Civil War; was Adjutant General of Missouri, the duties of which offices he discharged with advantage to the people and credit to himself.

He was chosen "Professor of Art" in the University of the State of Missouri,
in which position he died honored and lamented by all.

 
Erected by Native Sons of Kansas City.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City marker series.
 
Location. 39° 4.546′ N, 94° 34.838′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Click for map. Monument is in Union Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 East 28th Terrace, Kansas City MO 64108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
2. George Caleb Bingham Marker
of this marker. Mary A. Barnett Hale (a few steps from this marker); John C. McCoy (a few steps from this marker); Burial Place of Fifteen Confederate Soldiers (a few steps from this marker); Col. William Miles Chick (within shouting distance of this marker); Catherine Purdom and Nancy Purdom Waskey (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Jefferson (Squire) Goforth (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander Majors (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Flag (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Missourians: George Caleb Bingham. (Submitted on February 3, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Works of George Caleb Bingham. (Submitted on February 3, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. George Caleb Bingham. (Submitted on February 3, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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