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John Frederick Steinman, Ph. B., LL. D.

 
 
John Frederick Steinman, Ph. B., LL. D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. John Frederick Steinman, Ph. B., LL. D. Marker
Inscription.  August 21, 1884 - December 23, 1980
Graduate of the Yeates School, the Hotchkiss School, and Yale University
Publisher and chairman of the board of Lancaster Newspapers, Inc.
Chairman of the board, Intelligencer Printing Company
Co-founder of WGAL, Inc., and WGAL Television, Inc.
Trustee, Lancaster General Hospital
Through the John Frederick Steinman Foundation, benefactor of
Franklin and Marshall College
Lancaster County Association for the Blind
Lancaster Country Day School
Young Women's Christian Association, Elizabethtown College
St. Joseph's Hospital, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Lancaster Osteopathic Hospital
Young Men's Christian Association
Mental Health Association in Lancaster County
Fulton Opera House Foundation, Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunicationsFraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1861.
 
Location. 40° 2.236′ N, 76° 18.394′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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, in Lancaster County. Marker can be reached from West King Street (Pennsylvania Route 462) east of South Prince Street (U.S. 222), on the right when traveling east. Marker is at the rear of Steinman Park off W. King Street between Prince and Queen. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 West King Street, Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Hale Steinman, A.B., LL. B., LL.D. (here, next to this marker); Historic Site in Journalism (within shouting distance of this marker); Bailey's Printshop (within shouting distance of this marker); The Steinman Hardware Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Reynolds House (within shouting distance of this marker); John F. Reynolds (within shouting distance of this marker); James Buchanan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Jasper Yeates Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Steinman Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Steinman Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,530 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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