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

Robert G. Lowery, Sr.

Police Chief 1979-2001, Mayor 2001-2011

— 29 December 1938 - 30 July 2018 —

 
 
Robert G. Lowery, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 9, 2020
1. Robert G. Lowery, Sr. Marker
Inscription.  Bob Lowery began his 50 year career of service to Florissant residents as a Patrolman in 1961 advancing to Chief in 1979 & excelling in that position until elected Mayor in 2001. He loved Carole & his family. He loved people & always placed a priority on their safety. Mayor Lowery delivered excellent municipal services, completed major renovations to recreations facilities, business development thrived & surrounding subdivisions were annexed increasing the size & prestige of Florissant.
 
Erected 2018 by City of Florissant.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Law Enforcement. A significant historical year for this entry is 1979.
 
Location. 38° 47.499′ N, 90° 19.39′ W. Marker is in Florissant, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Saint Francois Street just east of Boone Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located directly in front of Florissant City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 St Francois Street, 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 Mullanphy (a few steps from this marker); James J. Eagan
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(a few steps from this marker); Harold "Hal" Schuchmann (within shouting distance of this marker); Jules ONeil (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Peters (within shouting distance of this marker); Rita Ann Moellering (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Castello (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John H. "Johnny" Londoff, Sr. (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florissant.
 
More about this marker. Marker was dedicated on September 26, 2018 (nearly two months after Lowery's death), and was the 36th of Florissant's "Walk Through History" sidewalk plaques series. His family members were in attendance, and was hosted by then-Florissant mayor Tom Schneider.
 
Regarding Robert G. Lowery, Sr.. Lowery was one of the people that helped found the Florissant's "Walk Through History" plaque program, as he was inspired by University City's St. Louis Walk of Fame. He told Patch Media reporter, "We're the most historic city in St. Louis County as far as I'm concerned." He spoke at nearly
Robert G. Lowery, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 9, 2020
2. Robert G. Lowery, Sr. Marker
In front of Florissant City Hall
all dedication ceremonies during his term as Mayor of Florissant (starting in 2008).

Lowery's son, Tim, was elected Mayor of Florissant on April 3, 2019. Like his father, he was Florissant's Police Chief before becoming mayor.
 
Also see . . .
1. Robert G. Lowery on Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 14, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
2. "Walk Through History" Plaque Dedication Honoring Mayor Robert G. Lowery Sr. From the Florissant City Media channel, this is a video of the dedication ceremony that took place on September 26, 2019. (Submitted on February 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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