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Doylestown in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Casimir A. Sienkiewicz

(1890 - 1974)

 
 
Casimir A. Sienkiewicz Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 2, 2009
1. Casimir A. Sienkiewicz Marker
Inscription.  Prominent economist and banker who emigrated from Poland in 1906. He was an advisor to federal, state, and local governments, an active civic and community leader, and was also a well-known impressionist painter. In 1964, he was named first chairman of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), one of the largest urban mass transit agencies in the nation. He resided here, 1938-1974.
 
Erected 2006 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
 
Location. 40° 18.86′ N, 75° 7.609′ W. Marker is in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on Court Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 E Court Street, Doylestown PA 18901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James A. Michener (approx. 0.2 miles away); William H. Eastburn III, Esquire (1932-2008)
Casimir A. Sienkiewicz House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 2, 2009
2. Casimir A. Sienkiewicz House and Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Doylestown High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bucks County War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); W. W. H. Davis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bucks County (approx. ¼ mile away); W. Atlee Burpee (approx. ¼ mile away); Bucks County Korean War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Doylestown.
 
Also see . . .  MarkerQuest - Casimir A. Sienkiewicz. An overview of the life and career of Casimir Sienkiewicz. (Submitted on November 24, 2021, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 851 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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