Florissant in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
James (Jay) Russell
Born on November 4, 1928 in St. Louis.
Erected 2016 by City of Florissant.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Government & Politics • Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine • Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1962.
Location. 38° 47.723′ N, 90° 19.866′ W. Marker is in Florissant, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is at the intersection of Rue Saint Francois and Saint Ferdinand Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 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. St. Ferdinand III of Castile (a few steps from this marker); Berdell "Bert" John Heppermann (within shouting distance of this marker); Charlotte Ballard (within shouting distance of this marker); John "Jack" Behlmann (within shouting distance of this marker); Patrick G. Click, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); John H. "Tucker" Kohnen (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry S. Truman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Satoko "Sue" Mitchell (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florissant.
More about this marker. Marker was dedicated on May 25, 2014, and was the 25th plaque in the City of Florissant's "Walk Through History" series.
Regarding James (Jay) Russell. Russell passed away on February 24, 2016. He was responsible for helping move the Sherman Tank from Neosho, Missouri to its current home at Florissant's Bangert Park and having the city acquire it. A monument was dedicated to him in 2014.
BJ's Bar & Grill Restaurant is located at 184 Washington Street in Florissant and is still in operation as
MSD refers to Metropolitan Sewer District in St. Louis.
Also see . . . James C. Russell on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 4, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
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