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Andersons & Claytons Memorial

 
 
Monroe Dunaway Anderson image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 30, 2013
1. Monroe Dunaway Anderson
Inscription.
Monroe Dunaway Anderson
1878 - 1939
Benefactor Of Medicine and Mankind
Born in Jackson at 111 E. Orleans St.
Banker with Peoples Savings Bank
Founding Partner of Anderson, Clayton & Co. in 1904.
Opened Anderson, Clayton's corporate office in Houston in 1907.
Established the M.D. Anderson Foundation to fund medical research and education.
The father of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

Frank Ervin Anderson
1868 - 1924
Born in Jackson at 111 E. Orleans St.
Founded Frank E. Anderson & Co. at 102 E. Baltimore in Jackson.
Moved his cotton company to Oklahoma City in 1900.
Founding partner of Anderson, Clayton & Co. in 1904.

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Bart Swift Jackson Downtown Development Corporation.

William Lockhart Clayton
1880 - 1966
Born February 2, 1880 in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Moved to Jackson with his family at age six.
Founding partner of Anderson, Clayton & Co. in 1904.
"Cotton's Man of the Year for 1948"
Assistant Secretary of Commerce in Franklin Roosevelt's Administration.
Architect of the Marshall Plan after WWII.
Undersecretary of State for Economic Affairs 1945 - 1947 under President Truman and U.S. representative to 1945 Potsdam
William Lockhart Clayton image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 30, 2013
2. William Lockhart Clayton
Conference.
Co-Creator of World Trade Organization and General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
Noted philanthropist in Houston, Texas.

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Founding Donors 2012
Susan Vaugham Foudation
Burdine Johnson Foundation
Richard & Barbara Day
The Clayton Fund
dn English
Margaret Hendrick
Southern Ginners Assoc.
Robert Henderson
Flint & Kay Cox

Benjamin Burns Clayton
1882 - 1978
Born on a cotton farm in Lee County, Mississippi.
Moved to Jackson with his family at age four.
Partner of Anderson, Clayton & Co. 1905 - 1929.
Founded Clayton Biotechnologies in Houston, TX, 1933.

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M.D. Anderson Foundation
West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation
 
Erected 2013.
 
Location. 35° 36.809′ N, 88° 49.198′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Highland Ave. (Tennessee Route 5) and E. Baltimore Street, on the right when traveling south on S. Highland Ave.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson TN 38301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monroe Dunaway Anderson 1873-1939 / Anderson, Clayton & Company (within shouting distance of this marker);
Benjamin Burns Clayton image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 30, 2013
3. Benjamin Burns Clayton
David Crockett (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Butler Race Track c. 1825 / Memphis Conference Female Institute 1843-1923 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Riverside Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Ulysses S. Grant (approx. half a mile away); Camp Beauregard (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jackson Spoke Here (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jackson.
 
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Frank Ervin Anderson image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 30, 2013
4. Frank Ervin Anderson
Andersons & Claytons Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 30, 2013
5. Andersons & Claytons Memorial Marker
Andersons & Claytons Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 30, 2013
6. Andersons & Claytons Memorial Marker
Andersons & Claytons Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 30, 2013
7. Andersons & Claytons Memorial Marker
 
 
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