Rosenberg in Fort Bend County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Julius Edward Junker
Julius Edward Junker (1891-1972) contributed significantly to the civic and agricultural development of Rosenberg and Fort Bend County. He was a founder of the First National Bank of Rosenberg in 1925 and served as County Chairman of "New Deal" Federal Agricultural programs during the Great Depression. He was instrumental in the formation of the Fort Bend County Fair (1933), the Coastal Plains Soil Conservation District (1943), the Fort Bend Broadcasting Company and KFRD Radio Station (1948), and the Fort Bend County Drainage District (1949). He was chairman of the Fort Bend County School Board (1929-1935) and was a breeder of registered Hereford cattle. He married Norma Bertha Meyer (1891-1986) in 1915.
Marker is property of the State of Texas
Erected 2009 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15974.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
Location. 29° 33.36′ N, 95° 48.665′ W. Marker is in Rosenberg Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 Carlisle Street, Rosenberg TX 77471, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church of Rosenberg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trone-Ray-Lane House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Teague-Waddell House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vogelsang Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Robinowitz Brothers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles Harvey Waddell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Holy Rosary Catholic Parish (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Bend Telephone Company (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rosenberg.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.