Martinsville in Morgan County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
William G. Bray
1903 - 1979
Born Mooresville; LLB IU Law School; Morgan County Prosecuting Attorney and lawyer; Resided Martinsville.
WW II Colonel Armoured Group Pacific Theatre: Awarded Silver Star. Served Military Government Korea 1945-46; Organized tank battalion Indiana National Guard.
U.S. Congress 1951-75. Ranking Minority Member House Armed Services Committee: Author “Russian Frontiers”; 33 degree Mason.
Erected 1982 by Friends.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
Location. 39° 25.663′ N, 86° 25.662′ W. Marker is in Martinsville, Indiana, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of East Morgan Street and North Jefferson Street, on the left when traveling east on East Morgan 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 6 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Emmett Forest Branch (a few steps from this marker); Paul Vories McNuttMorgan County (Indiana) - Veterans (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Whetzel Trace (approx. 11.9 miles away); Samuel Moore (approx. 13.1 miles away); Indiana State Flag (approx. 13.1 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. A War Story - Biography::. (Courtesy:: Larry Incollingo book "Soldier Soldier" Pp.31-5) Starts in 1944 in a Navy Task force raiding the Japanese bases in the Marshall Islands.... Good Reading ! ! (Submitted on May 28, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. Official Web Site - U. S. Congress::. This "Biographical Directory" gives a short but good biographical sketch of William G. Bray. (Submitted on May 28, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 839 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on May 28, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. 13. submitted on November 9, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.