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Anadarko in Caddo County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker

Osage - 1887 to 1942

 
 
Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, September 9, 2021
1. Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker Marker
Inscription.  
Commanding General
U.S. Air Forces in Hawaii,
Lost in Battle of Midway, Pacific Ocean.

Sculptor: Leonard McMurry

Donor: Oklahoma City Air Materiel
Area, Tinker Air Force Base
Maj. Gen, McNickle, Commanding

 
Erected by National Hall Of Fame For Famous American Indians.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, World II.
 
Location. 35° 4.387′ N, 98° 13.618′ W. Marker is in Anadarko, Oklahoma, in Caddo County. Marker is on East Central Boulevard (U.S. 62) 0.3 miles east of Southeast 7th Street, on the right when traveling west. The marker is located on the grounds of the National Hall of Fame for Famous American Indians. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901 East Central Boulevard, Anadarko OK 73005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pontiac (a few steps from this marker); Stumbling Bear (a few steps from this marker); Quanah Parker (Kwania) (a few steps from this marker); Little Raven "Hosa"
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Victorio (within shouting distance of this marker); Tohausan (within shouting distance of this marker); Sacajawea (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Curtis (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anadarko.
 
Also see . . .  Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker.
Major General Clarence Leonard Tinker (21 November 1887 – 7 June 1942) was a career United States Army officer, the highest ranking Native-American officer (as a member of the Osage Nation), and the first to reach that rank. During World War II, he had been assigned as Commander of the Seventh Air Force in Hawaii to reorganize the air defenses. Source: Wikipedia
(Submitted on September 25, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
The Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker Statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, September 9, 2021
2. The Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker Statue and Marker
The view of the Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker Marker from the park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, September 9, 2021
3. The view of the Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker Marker from the park
Bust of Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, September 9, 2021
4. Bust of Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker
Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker image. Click for full size.
Public Domain - U.S War Department
5. Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 26, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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