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Claude in Armstrong County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Park Named for William A. Carroll, M.D.

(April 13, 1875-April 22, 1960)

 
 
Park Named for William A. Carroll, M.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 16, 2016
1. Park Named for William A. Carroll, M.D. Marker
Inscription.  Born in Chester County, Tenn., son of Joseph Cyrus and Emily Kirk Carroll. Married Claudia Haltom, 1900. Graduated 1901 from University of Tennessee. Moved to Claude, 1914. In career of 54 years, delivered over 2500 babies.

A staunch Democrat; a Mason and a Shriner; charter member, Claude Lions Club; director, First State Bank of Claude; president, Potter County Medical Association, he was honored, 1950, when city of Claude named this park for him.

Dr. and Mrs. Carroll had four children: Kirk, Ralph, Perry, and Roberta. The son Ralph became a physician in Amarillo.
 
Erected 1973 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 5816.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsIndustry & CommerceParks & Recreational AreasScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. 35° 6.359′ N, 101° 21.683′ W. Marker is in Claude, Texas, in Armstrong County. Marker is on Trice Street south of 5th Street, on the left when traveling
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south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Claude TX 79019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church of Claude (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Great Panhandle Indian Scare of 1891 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Boy Scout Troop No. 17 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Route of Coronado Expedition (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles Howard Roan (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. and Mrs. Wm. A. Warner (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town of Claude (approx. 0.3 miles away); Armstrong County (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Claude.
 
Park Named for William A. Carroll, M.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 16, 2016
2. Park Named for William A. Carroll, M.D. Marker
Park Named for William A. Carroll, M.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 16, 2016
3. Park Named for William A. Carroll, M.D. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 542 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 16, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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