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Rushville in Rush County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Wendell L. Willkie

1892 - 1944

 
 
Wendell L. Willkie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
1. Wendell L. Willkie Marker
Inscription. Lawyer and business leader – Republican presidential nominee, 1940 – the only native Hoosier to be nominated for the Presidency by a major political party – author of One World – grave and memorial in East Hill Cemetery, Rushville.
 
Erected 1969 by Indiana Historical Society. (Marker Number 70.1969.5.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 36.179′ N, 85° 26.625′ W. Marker is in Rushville, Indiana, in Rush County. Marker is on U.S. 52 0.1 miles south of Water Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at the southeast corner of the Flatrock River bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Rushville IN 46173, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rush County (Indiana) War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. William B. Laughlin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944 (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Wendell L. Willkie (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wendell L. Willkie,
Wendell L. Willkie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
2. Wendell L. Willkie Marker
At southeast corner of US 52 bridge over the Flatrock River
(approx. mile away); a different marker also named Wendell L. Willkie (approx. 1.5 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers of Henry County (approx. 14 miles away); Veterans Garden of Memories (approx. 14 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rushville.
 
More about this marker. The Indiana Historical Society erected five identical markers for Wendell L. Willkie in Rushville.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPolitics
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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