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Lufkin in Angelina County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Charles "Charlie" Wilson

 
 
Charles "Charlie" Wilson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, January 17, 2011
1. Charles "Charlie" Wilson Marker
Inscription.  
June 1, 1933 - February 10, 2010
United States Naval Officer and 12-Term United States Representative, 2nd District of Texas

A Sonnet to Charlie
Now before us in bronze, he once again stands tall: Beloved Texan, who heard his clarion call.
Henry W. Gurley
 
Erected 2011.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 31° 21.42′ N, 94° 45.813′ W. Marker is in Lufkin, Texas, in Angelina County. Marker is on John Redditt Drive (Loop Route 287), on the right when traveling north. Located in front of entrance to Charles Wilson VA Outpatient Clinic. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2206 N John Redditt Drive, Lufkin TX 75904, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Civilian Conservation Corps and Forestry in Texas (approx. 0.7 miles away); German POWs in the East Texas Timber Industry (approx. 0.7 miles away); Birthplace of Allan Shivers (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Depot Explosion and Mystery (approx. 2.3 miles away); Calder (Cotton) Square (approx. 2.4 miles away); KRBA-AM Radio Station
Charles "Charlie" Wilson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, January 17, 2011
2. Charles "Charlie" Wilson Marker
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of Rehearsal Hall for The Hoo Hoo Band (approx. 2.4 miles away); Kerr's Inc. (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lufkin.
 
Also see . . .  Charles Wilson - A Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on January 20, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Statue of Charles "Charlie" Wilson image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, January 17, 2011
3. Statue of Charles "Charlie" Wilson
Charles "Charlie" Wilson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, January 17, 2011
4. Charles "Charlie" Wilson Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 17, 2011, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,007 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 17, 2011, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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