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William Charles Cole Claiborne

 
 
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1. William Charles Cole Claiborne Marker
Inscription.
In Memory of
William Charles Cole Claiborne
Born in Virginia
Member of the Convention that framed the first Constitution of Tennessee
Judge of the Supreme Court of that State at 21,
And Representative in Congress at 23.
Governor of Mississippi Territory, 1801.
Governor of the Territory of Louisiana for eight years.
First Governor of the State, 1812.
United States Senator, 1817.
Died November 23, 1817, at the age of 42.

Cara patria, carior libertas; ubi est libertas, ibi mae patria.

Plaque on tomb face

War of 1812 Veteran
General William CC Claiborne.
Born 1775
Died 1817


 
Erected by Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Louisiana.
 
Location. 29° 58.881′ N, 90° 7.008′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Pontchartrain Boulevard 0.3 miles north of Metairie Road, on the right. Touch for map. Located inside the Metairie Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5100 Pontchartrain Boulevard, New Orleans LA 70124, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Metairie Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); The New Orleans Katrina Memorial
William Charles Cole Claiborne Tomb image. Click for full size.
September 10, 2010
2. William Charles Cole Claiborne Tomb
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Charity Hospital Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chartier Concession (approx. half a mile away); City Of Metairie Ridge (approx. half a mile away); Site Of Higgins' Industries at Delgado Trade School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Marvin E. Thames (approx. mile away); Heinemann Park/Pelican Stadium (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
More about this marker. Located in section 42, intersection of Avenue O and Lake Avenue INSIDE the cemetery. Is Louisiana Heritage Trail stop #5 in the cemetery.
 
Regarding William Charles Cole Claiborne. Latin epitaph on grave = Dear my country, dearer liberty; where liberty is, there is my country.
 
Also see . . .  Know Louisiana Article on Claiborne. (Submitted on November 2, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PersonsPoliticsWar of 1812
 
William Charles Cole Claiborne Marker image. Click for full size.
September 10, 2010
3. William Charles Cole Claiborne Marker
War of 1812 Veteran Plaque
William Charles Cole Claiborne Marker image. Click for full size.
September 10, 2010
4. William Charles Cole Claiborne Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 2, 2017.
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