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Brent Spence (1874-1967)

 
 
Brent Spence (1874-1967) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 31, 2021
1. Brent Spence (1874-1967) Marker
Inscription.  As chairman of U.S. House Banking and Currency Committee, Spence was delegate to 44-nation Bretton Woods (N. H.) Conference, 1944, to promote fair commerce. This led to creating the International Monetary Fund and Bank, and Spence's sponsoring legislation in Congress. A Newport native and Uniy. of Cincinnati law graduate, he served in Ky. Senate, 1904-08; and U. S. House, 1931-63.
 
Erected 1985 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1776.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1944.
 
Location. 39° 5.04′ N, 84° 29.031′ W. Marker is in Newport, Kentucky, in Campbell County. Marker is at the intersection of Carothers Road (Kentucky Route 1892) and Monmouth Street (U.S. 27), on the right when traveling south on Carothers Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport KY 41071, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salem U. M. Church History (approx. 0.6 miles away); Newport ~~ War of 1812
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 31, 2021
2. Brent Spence (1874-1967) Marker
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Campbell County, Kentucky World War II Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Southgate Street School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dr. Thomas Hinde (approx. 0.9 miles away); St. Paul's Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); “Tommygun” Inventor (approx. 0.9 miles away); General James Taylor Home (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
 
Also see . . .  Brent Spence (Wikipedia). (Submitted on June 12, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
 
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3. Brent Spence (1874-1967)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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