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Brigadier General Smedley D. Butler

 
 
Brigadier General Smedley D. Butler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2014
1. Brigadier General Smedley D. Butler Marker
Inscription. Brigadier General Smedley D. Butler
United States Marine Corps
Director of Public Safety
Philadelphia
January 7, 1924
December 23, 1925
He enforced the law impartially
He defended it courageously
He proved incorruptible

 
Location. 39° 57.141′ N, 75° 9.77′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from E. Penn Square. Touch for map. The marker is in the foyer of the Juniper Street entrance to Philadelphia City Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Motherís Day (within shouting distance of this marker); John Wanamaker (within shouting distance of this marker); William Pennís Prayer for Philadelphia (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Center Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Declaration of Independence Signators (within shouting distance of this marker); Philadelphia City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Philadelphia City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
More about this marker. The marker is one of many in and around Philadelphia City Hall.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on August 28, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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