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Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944

 
 
Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
1. Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944 Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
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 70.1969.2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 36.487′ N, 85° 26.626′ W. Marker is in Rushville, Indiana, in Rush County. Marker is on East 2nd Street east of Main Street (State Road 3), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located on the North lawn of the Rush County Courthouse in Rushville, Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 East 2nd Street, 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. Dr. William B. Laughlin (here, next to this marker); Rush County (Indiana) War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Wendell L. Willkie (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Wendell L. Willkie
Obverse Side - - Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
2. Obverse Side - - Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944 Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Wendell L. Willkie, (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Wendell L. Willkie (approx. 1.1 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers of Henry County (approx. 13.7 miles away); Veterans Garden of Memories (approx. 13.7 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. Politics
 
Wide View - - Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
3. Wide View - - Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944 Marker
Looking West - - Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944 Marker image. Click for full size.
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4. Looking West - - Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944 Marker
Long View - - Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944 Marker & Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
5. Long View - - Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944 Marker & Courthouse
Rush County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
6. Rush County Courthouse
After clicking photo, you will be able to see the marker at the lower right.
Rush County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
7. Rush County Courthouse
Click on photo, the marker is on the lower right.
 
 
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