Bethesda in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
In Loving Memory of Robert W. Lebling
Husband | Father | WWII Captain | Community Leader | Executive
— 1923 - 2000 —
As President of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce during 1964 and 1965, he led the Bethesda Beautification Project under which hundreds of trees were planted along Wisconsin Avenue.
Mr. Lebling served as an Army Air Corps Captain in World War II, and flew his B-26 in 50 European combat missions. He and his devoted wife, Rita, raised six children while he owned and directed a Bethesda-based real estate company.
This memorial was donated by his family and friends with the grateful assistance of the Bethesda Urban Partnership.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 2000.
Location. 38° 59.077′ N, 77° 5.669′ W. Marker is in Bethesda, Maryland, in Montgomery CountyTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7498 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda MD 20814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Five Points, historic crossroads (a few steps from this marker); Madonna of the Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bank of Bethesda Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Looking North up Wisconsin Avenue at Old Georgetown Road in 1940 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Georgetown Road (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethesda.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 25, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,725 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 25, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.