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Florissant in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Philip A. "Phil" Foeller

"Business Owner & Community Volunteer"

— 5 December 1929 - 25 November 2013 —

 
 
Philip A. "Phil" Foeller Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 9, 2020
1. Philip A. "Phil" Foeller Marker
Inscription.  One of the original German families of Sacred Heart Church. A lifelong community oriented resident & businessman of Florissant. He & his wife Rose Marie raised five children in Old Town & founded Florissant Auto Radiator still at 865 N. Lafayette. U.S. Army Veteran, 1979 Chamber President, 1980 Sacred Heart Man of the Year, 4th Degree Knight of Columbus. He never met a stranger & was always willing to lend a helping hand to his Florissant friends.
 
Erected 2019 by City of Florissant.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 47.578′ N, 90° 19.549′ W. Marker is in Florissant, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Rue Saint Francois just west of North Lafayette Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 699 Rue St Francois, Florissant MO 63031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John M. & Pearl Dooley (a few steps from this marker); Paul F. Detrick, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Arthur Bangert (within shouting distance of this marker); John A. Ortwig (within shouting distance of this marker); Frank B. Korte / Josephine "Jo" Korte (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry F. Koch (about 300 feet away); Sidney R. Garrett (about 400 feet away); Thomas Jefferson (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florissant.
 
More about this marker. Marker was dedicated on March 5, 2019, with Rose Marie (Philip's wife, mentioned on the marker) unveiling the sidewalk plaque. This was the 37th in the Florissant's "Walk Through History" series.
 
Also see . . .  "Walk Through History" Plaque Dedication Honoring Philip A. Foeller. From the Florissant City Media channel, this is a video of the dedication ceremony that took place on March 5, 2019. (Submitted on February 12, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Philip A. "Phil" Foeller Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 9, 2020
2. Philip A. "Phil" Foeller Marker
Sidewalk plaque in front of the old Florissant Valley Reporter Building (listed on the NRHP)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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