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Samuel Wallace Sholars, M.D.

(Oct. 15, 1847 - May 13, 1926)

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, October 4, 2019
1. Samuel Wallace Sholars, M.D. Marker
Inscription.  A native of Talladega, Alabama, Samuel Sholars moved with his parents to Jasper County in 1858. A Confederate army veteran, Dr. Sholars received his medical degree in 1872. He practiced medicine in Orange, founded Sholars Drugstore, served as alderman, school board member, and president of the Southeast Texas Medical Society. He helped organize the Orange Rifles of the Texas Volunteer Guards. His daughter and three sons were also civic leaders.
 
Erected 1979 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 11516.)
 
Location. 30° 5.12′ N, 93° 44.358′ W. Marker is in Orange, Texas, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Jackson Avenue near South Border Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orange TX 77630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Thomas Stark (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Samuel M. Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander Gilmer (within shouting distance of this marker); Evergreen Cemetery
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By Cajun Scrambler, October 4, 2019
2. Samuel Wallace Sholars, M.D. Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Captain George M. Levingston (about 400 feet away); David Robert Wingate (about 600 feet away); Jimmy Ochiltree Sims Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Orange Dairy Company (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orange.
 
More about this marker. Located inside the Evergreen Cemetery.
 
Categories. EducationIndustry & CommerceScience & MedicineSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, October 4, 2019
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 27, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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