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Pocahontas in Randolph County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Wear Kibler Schoonover

1910-1982

 
 
Wear Kibler Schoonover Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, August 23, 2021
1. Wear Kibler Schoonover Marker
Inscription.  
Arkansas's first All-American in football was born in Pocahontas on this place, graduated from PHS and the U. of Arkansas at Fayetteville, accomplishing much both academically and in sports.

Schoonover was also 2nd team All-American in basketball and lettered baseball and track in college. He maintained a 3.85 GPA throughout college and was elected President of his senior class.

After graduation, he earned a law degree at Arkansas and starred in a Hollywood movie, Maybe It's Love.

He retained most of the Razorback's receiving records for many decades, once catching 13 passes in a single game.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentSports.
 
Location. 36° 15.783′ N, 90° 58.151′ W. Marker is in Pocahontas, Arkansas, in Randolph County. Marker is on North Marr Street just north of West Jordan Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker stands front of Pocahontas Police Department. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 410 N Marr St, Pocahontas AR 72455, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spinnenweber and Peters Equine Store and Merchantile (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Civil War Monument (about 600 feet away); The Old Randolph County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Randolph County Court House (about 600 feet away); Capture of Missouri "Swamp Fox" (about 700 feet away); Site of the St. Charles Hotel (about 700 feet away); Lewis deMun (about 700 feet away); Sanitary Barber Shop (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocahontas.
 
Wear Kibler Schoonover Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, August 23, 2021
2. Wear Kibler Schoonover Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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