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Birthplace of Edward Rector, Attorney

1863 - 1925

 
 
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By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
1. Birthplace of Edward Rector, Attorney Marker
Inscription. Lawrence County's greatest philanthropist, he endowed the Rector Scholarship Foundation at De Pauw University with $2,250,000 in 1919. To date 5,100 awards have been made, 22 to Lawrence County natives.

"To youth of ability and courage in America, Edward Rector is a shining example."
 
Erected 1988 by Lawrence County Sesquicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 38° 51.207′ N, 86° 29.69′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Indiana, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Q Street and 23rd Street, on the left when traveling north on Q Street. Click for map. Marker is located at parking lot on west side of St. Vincent Dunn Hospital. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford IN 47421, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dunn Memorial Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Lawrence County Soldiers Sailors and Pioneers Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lawrence County Vietnam Honor Roll (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lawrence County World War II Honor Roll (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lawrence Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lawrence County Korean Honor Roll
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By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
2. Birthplace of Edward Rector, Attorney Marker
West side of St. Vincent Dunn Hospital
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Indiana Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Cornerstone of Freedom (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bedford.
 
Also see . . .  Edward and Lucy Rowland Rector. From the website, DePauw University: A Pictorial History. (Submitted on June 1, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEducation
 
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By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
3. Birthplace of Edward Rector, Attorney Marker
Marker at southwest corner of Q Street and 23rd Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 309 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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