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

John M. & Pearl Dooley

15 May 1927 - 5 March 1986 * 18 June 1924 - 13 May 2015

 
 
John M. & Pearl Dooley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 9, 2020
1. John M. & Pearl Dooley Marker
Inscription.  John & Pearl opened Dooley's Florist July, 1966 raising 6 children & 1 niece in the family business with all working at the store. Pearl ran the accredited florist shop while John, a WWII veteran was a proud member of the Pipefitters Local 562 & later opened Dooley Travel Svc. They both felt family, church & community were important & were active members in the Chamber, Rotary, Soroptimist, Lions, Historic Florissant & Old Town Partners.
 
Erected 2016 by City of Florissant.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, World II.
 
Location. 38° 47.575′ N, 90° 19.558′ W. Marker is in Florissant, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Rue Saint Francois just west of North Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 690 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. Philip A. "Phil" Foeller (a few steps from this marker); Paul F. Detrick, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Arthur Bangert
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(within shouting distance of this marker); John A. Ortwig (within shouting distance of this marker); Frank B. Korte / Josephine "Jo" Korte (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry F. Koch (within shouting distance of this marker); Sidney R. Garrett (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Jefferson (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florissant.
 
More about this marker. Marker was the 27th plaque installed as part of the City of Florissant's "Walk Through History" series.
 
Also see . . .  Dooley's Florist. Official website for the longtime Florissant business (Submitted on May 5, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
John M. & Pearl Dooley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 9, 2020
2. John M. & Pearl Dooley Marker
In front of Dooley's Florist
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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