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De Kalb in Kemper County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

John C. Stennis

 
 
John C. Stennis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
1. John C. Stennis Marker
Inscription.  John C. Stennis (1901-1995) was born in the Kipling community in Kemper County and lived in DeKalb. As a circuit judge, he heard many cases in this courthouse. Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1947 and reelected six times, Stennis served as president pro tempore during the 100th Congress and was chairman of the Armed Services and Appropriations Committees. He also wrote the first Code of Ethics for the Senate. In 1993, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was named the USS John C. Stennis in his honor.
 
Erected 2015 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 46.019′ N, 88° 39.088′ W. Marker is in De Kalb, Mississippi, in Kemper County. Marker is on Bell Street west of Main Avenue (State Route 39), on the right when traveling west. Located at the Kemper County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 Main Avenue, De Kalb MS 39328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured
John C. Stennis Marker at the Kemper County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
2. John C. Stennis Marker at the Kemper County Courthouse.
as the crow flies. Rueben Kemper (within shouting distance of this marker); DeKalb (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chapel Hill Church and Spring (approx. 9.4 miles away); Electric Mills (approx. 10.9 miles away); Summerville Institute (approx. 12.7 miles away); Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek (approx. 12.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on John C. Stennis. (Submitted on October 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
John Cornelius Stennis (August 3, 1901 – April 23, 1995) image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
3. John Cornelius Stennis (August 3, 1901 – April 23, 1995)
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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