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Delbert J. Haff

1859 to 1943

 
 
Delbert J. Haff Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
1. Delbert J. Haff Marker
Inscription.

Lawyer, Park Commissioner from 1908 to 1912, and early pioneer for the Kansas City Park Department.

Delbert J. Haff was retained in 1893 by the city's first Park Board. He was largely responsible for solving the financial and legal problems facing the first park board.


 
Location. 39° 0.451′ N, 94° 32.678′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Meyer Boulevard and Askew Avenue, in the median on Meyer Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3500 East Meyer Boulevard, Kansas City MO 64132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kansas City's First Public Golf Course (approx. mile away); "Boston" Adams' House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.6 miles away); Harrisonville Road (Prospect) (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Westport (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pratt's Artillery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Byram's Ford Battlefield (approx. 1.1 miles away); Log House and Defensive Line (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Delbert J. Haff Circle Fountain. (Submitted on September 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Delbert J. Haff Marker, Bust, and Fountain image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
2. Delbert J. Haff Marker, Bust, and Fountain
Looking east toward Swope Park entrance

2. Delbert J. Haff Bio. (Submitted on September 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Delbert James Haff Info. (Submitted on September 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Delbert J. Haff Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
3. Delbert J. Haff Bust
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 125 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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