Grambling in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Dr. Leon Whittaker
Dr. Leon Whittaker had a distinguished career in Education, produced scholarly and Christian writings, and was known for his expertise in Career Counseling and Placement, Dean of Students, Vice President of Student Affairs, Interim Dean of Education and Dean of Graduate Studies. He was also an alderman and first treasurer for the Town of Grambling. He worked with numerous local and parish organizations and pastored a church. One of his shining achievements was establishing a community prayer ministry in 1989 that met continuously for twenty-nine years and for leading Grambling's gathering in honor of the National Day of Prayer. Dr Whittaker attributes his success to the divine direction of God.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education.
Location. 32° 32.276′ N, 92° 42.823′ W. Marker is in Grambling, Louisiana, in Lincoln Parish. Marker can be reached from Legends Avenue (State Highway 149) 0.3 miles south of Interstate 20, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grambling LA 71245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Dr. Alice Brown Smith (here, next to this marker); Dr. Earl Lester Cole (here, next to this marker); Arthur D. Smith, Sr. (here, next to this marker); Vernell J. Delafosse (here, next to this marker); Dr. Joseph Johnson (here, next to this marker); Siscro McCarty (here, next to this marker); Thomas Morehead (here, next to this marker); Mr. Levis Jackson (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grambling.
More about this marker. Located in the Grambling Walk of Fame/Legends Square.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.