Columbia in Boone County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
James Shannon L.L.D.
James Shannon L.L.D.
Born in Monaghan Co. Ireland
April 23, 1799
Feb. 23, 1859
Second President, University of Missouri,
Columbia, Mo. 1850-1856
Co-Founder of Christian College 1851
(Now Columbia College), Columbia, Mo.
Co-Founder of Christian University 1853, and
First President (Now Culver-Stockton College)
The Christian Philanthropist and Teacher
has gone to receive the Crown of the Faithful
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Education • Man-Made Features.
Location. 38° 56.967′ N, 92° 20.245′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Missouri, in Boone County. Monument is in Columbia Cemetery, along the main avenue, about 600 feet south of the entrance gate. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 East Broadway, Columbia MO 65203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Clinton Swallow (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbia Cemetery Site of Columbia College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beetle Bailey (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Mel Carnahan Quadrangle (approx. 0.6 miles away); Memorial Union Tower (approx. 0.7 miles away); Don Faurot / Faurot Field (approx. 0.9 miles away); Columbia (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Also see . . .
1. James Shannon Papers at the University of Missouri Archives. (Submitted on September 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. James Shannon Bio. (Submitted on September 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 767 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.