Dallas in Dallas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Tueria Dell Marshall
A native of Texas, Tueria Dell Marshall attended Wiley College and Prairie View Normal. He became a teacher in Dallas and worked at several schools before being named principal of Lincoln, the city's second high school for African American students, in 1939. He served in that capacity until retirement in 1955. In addition to education work, T.D. Marshall co-founded the Dallas Star Post, a weekly newspaper, and organized Wiley College Extension School. He died in 1960 and was buried in this cemetery, near his beloved Lincoln High, but the exact location of his grave is now unknown.
Recorded – 2005
Erected 2005 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15255.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Education • Hispanic Americans.
Location. 32° 45.437′ N, 96° 45.054′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker can be reached from Elsie Faye Heggins Street. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. L. Butler Nelson Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); John C. McCoy (approx. half a mile away); Richard M. Gano, CSA (approx. half a mile away); Juanita Craft House (approx. 1.1 miles away); WRR Radio (approx. 1.4 miles away); South Boulevard-Park Row Historic District (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fabulous Quarter Horse Steel Dust (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
Also see . . . Tueria Dell Marshall. (Submitted on September 13, 2020.)
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