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Aberdeen in Monroe County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Judge Eugene O. Sykes

 
 
Judge Eugene O. Sykes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
1. Judge Eugene O. Sykes Marker
Inscription. Judge Sykes, 1876-1945, was Justice of the Miss. Supreme Court 1961-1925, and Chairman of Federal Radio Comm. until becoming first Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, serving until 1935.
 
Erected 1975 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 49.39′ N, 88° 33.052′ W. Marker is in Aberdeen, Mississippi, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Franklin Street and West Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling south on Franklin Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Franklin Street, Aberdeen MS 39730, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Aberdeen (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. mile away); Dr. W. A. Evans (approx. mile away); Rueben Davis (approx. 0.4 miles away); Aberdeen Mississippi Blues (approx. 0.4 miles away); DeSoto Expedition (approx. 0.6 miles away); Brigadier General John Gregg (approx. one mile away); Gulf Ordnance Plant (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aberdeen.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Eugene Sykes. (Submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. CommunicationsNotable Persons
 
View from marker looking north on Franklin Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
2. View from marker looking north on Franklin Street.
Eugene Octave Sykes image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain, 1916
3. Eugene Octave Sykes
View looking south on Franklin Street in this residential area called Silk Stocking Row. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
4. View looking south on Franklin Street in this residential area called Silk Stocking Row.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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