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Walter F. Horan Plaza

 
 
Walter F. Horan Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 1, 2015
1. Walter F. Horan Plaza Marker
Inscription.  
This Plaza is dedicated to the memory of
Walter F. Horan 1898-1966
U.S. Representative, 1943-65
in gratitude for his service to this community
and the citizens of the State of Washington

Adopted August 17, 1999
William Jefferson Clinton, President
David J. Barram, Administrator, General Services Administration
L. Jay Pearson, Regional Administrator, General Services Administration

 
Erected 1999.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 47° 39.486′ N, 117° 25.549′ W. Marker is in Spokane, Washington, in Spokane County. Marker can be reached from West Riverside Avenue west of North Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is mounted at ground-level on a concrete planter box in the courthouse plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 920 West Riverside Avenue, Spokane WA 99201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bill of Rights (a few steps from this marker); Thomas S. Foley United States Courthouse (within shouting
Walter F. Horan Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 1, 2015
2. Walter F. Horan Plaza Marker
(Thomas S. Foley U.S. Courthouse in background)
distance of this marker); John Robert Monaghan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abraham Lincoln (about 400 feet away); Monroe Street Bridge (about 600 feet away); Symbol of Spokane (about 600 feet away); The First Bridges (about 700 feet away); Spokane River (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spokane.
 
Also see . . .
1. Walter Franklin "Walt" Horan (Wikipedia). A fruit grower and packer, Horan was born and raised near Wenatchee. Horan and his older brother John operated one of the largest fruit ranches in the state. First elected in 1942, he was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives for eleven terms. Horan represented the Fifth Congressional District of Washington, which included Spokane and Wenatchee. (Submitted on October 30, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. US Congress HR211. To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at West 920 Riverside Avenue in Spokane, Washington, as the "Thomas S. Foley Federal Building and United States Courthouse", and the
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plaza at the south entrance of such building and courthouse as the "Walter F. Horan Plaza". (Submitted on October 30, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 26 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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