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The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jean Hillery and Thomas Quadros

United States Department of Agriculture

 

— American linden of Basswood (Tilia Americana)

 
Jean Hillery and Thomas Quadros Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 21, 2011
1. Jean Hillery and Thomas Quadros Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated in memory of Jean Hillery and Thomas Quadros, Food Safety and Inspection Service Compliance Officers, who lost their lives in the line of duty June 21, 2000
 
Erected 2000 by U.S. Department of Agriculture.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1825.
 
Location. 38° 53.309′ N, 77° 1.894′ W. Marker is in The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Drive Southwest and 14th Street Southwest (U.S. 1) on Jefferson Drive Southwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington DC 20024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Smokey Bear Blue Spruce (within shouting distance of this marker); Yates Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Wilson (about 400 feet away); Wilson Memorial Arch (about 400 feet away); Escape Across the Potomac (about 500 feet away); Steven Thomas Stefani IV (about 600 feet away); Raoul Wallenberg Place
Jean Hillery and Thomas Quadros Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 21, 2011
2. Jean Hillery and Thomas Quadros Marker
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(about 600 feet away); USDA Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
More about this marker. California Department of Food and Agriculture Inspector Bill Shaline was also killed by Stuart Alexander (the "Sausage King") in this incident. Inspector Earl Willis escaped.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bill Saline, Jean Hillery and Thomas Quadros. California Association of Code Enforcement Officers (Submitted on September 19, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 

2. Stuart Alexander (Businessman and Mass Murderer). (Submitted on September 19, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. public health;
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,284 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 19, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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