“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Marksville in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Eddie Knoll

District Attorney 1973-2003

Eddie Knoll Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
1. Eddie Knoll Marker
Inscription.  In 1972, at the age of thirty, Eddie Knoll was elected as the 32nd District Attorney of Avoyelles Parish, and the youngest D.A. in Louisiana. After serving five consecutive terms, Eddie retired in 2003 as the longest tenured D.A. in Louisiana.

In 1998, Eddie negotiated the purchase of this building and land on behalf of the 12th Judicial Law Enforcement District, and personally oversaw the building's renovation by Scallan Contractors and Sheriff Bill Belts' inmates to serve as the Avoyelles Parish D.A.'s Office. Many of the materials were donated by Eddie personally. It is his legacy to the citizens of this parish, and a testament to his loyal and outstanding public service.
Erected 2002 by Avoyelles Parish Police Jury.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkGovernment & Politics.
Location. 31° 7.696′ N, 92° 3.92′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on North Main Street (State Highway 107/115) near Havard Avenue. Touch for map
Eddie Knoll Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
2. Eddie Knoll Marker
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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 417 North Main Street, Marksville LA 71351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mayer Hotel Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Bailey Theater (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Founding Of Marksville (about 300 feet away); Solomon Northup, "Twelve Years a Slave" (about 300 feet away); Laborde Building (about 300 feet away); Frank Hotel Site (about 300 feet away); J. Horace Ducote Law Office (about 400 feet away); Molenar Photography Studio Site (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2016. This page has been viewed 1,084 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2016.

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