Martinsville in Morgan County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Paul Vories McNutt
1891 - 1955
Paul Vories McNutt came to Morgan County as child; graduated Martinsville High School 1909; Indiana University 1913; L.L.B. Harvard University. Practiced law in Martinsville with Father as McNutt & McNutt. Served W.W. I as Colonel; 1925 became Dean I.U. Law School. State and National Commander American Legion. Elected Governor Indiana 1932; appointed High Commissioner and later Ambassador to Philippines. Served as Federal Security Administrator; Director of Defense, Health and Welfare Services; and War Manpower Commissioner.
Erected 1967 by Citizens of Morgan County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Science & Medicine • War, World I. A significant historical year for this entry is 1909.
Location. 39° 25.655′ N, 86° 25.652′ W. Marker is in Martinsville, Indiana, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of North Jefferson Street and East Morgan Street, on the left when traveling north on North Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Martinsville IN 46151, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this Emmett Forest Branch (here, next to this marker); William G. Bray (a few steps from this marker); Morgan County (Indiana) - Veterans (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Emmett Forest Branch (approx. 0.3 miles away); Glenn Curtis (approx. 0.6 miles away); Branch McCracken (approx. 10.7 miles away); Monrovia High School (approx. 10.7 miles away); Hubbard Mill (approx. 10.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsville.
Also see . . . Indiana Governor Paul Vories McNutt (1891 - 1955). A short biography and photo of Paul McNutt. (Submitted on June 1, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 835 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on May 28, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.