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Weaubleau in Hickory County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

John Whitaker

Aug. 15, 1842 Jan. 6, 1910

 
 
John Whitaker Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
1. John Whitaker Monument
Inscription.

1853 Joined The Christian Church.
Was an active member the remainder
of his life.

1861-1865 Served in The Union Army

1863 Ordained a Christian Minister

1866 Married Emeline Earnest
Organized Weaubleau Christian Church
Elected to Mo. Legislature

1871 Founded Weaubleau Christian Institute,
served 29 years as President.

1873 Graduated from Union Christian College,
honored the degrees of BS MSA MDO and LLD.

1904-08 Member of MO Legislature

1905 Organized the State Bank of Brownington, MO,
of which he remained President till his death.

1908 Republican nominee for Congress.

1909 Appointed Supervisor of the Census
by President Taft.

1910 Died Jan 6 at his home in Weaubleau, MO

He was true to himself, to his fellowmen and to his GOD.


 
Location. 37° 53.492′ N, 93° 32.513′ W. Marker is in Weaubleau, Missouri, in Hickory County. Marker is on Main Street north of U.S. 54, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Weaubleau Congregational Christian Church, Weaubleau MO 65774, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 14 miles
John Whitaker Monument in Family Plot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
2. John Whitaker Monument in Family Plot
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Weaubleau Christian Institute and College (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sacking of Osceola (approx. 13.4 miles away); Osceola (approx. 13.9 miles away); Saint Clair County Veterans Memorial (approx. 13.9 miles away); The Old Commercial Hotel (approx. 13.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Weaubleau Christian Church History. (Submitted on July 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Weaubleau Christian Church Catalog (1902) at State Historical Society of MO. (Submitted on July 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on July 24, 2016.
 
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