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John A. Wilson, D.P.S. ‘92

1943-1993

 
 
John A. Wilson, D.P.S. '92 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 13, 2018
1. John A. Wilson, D.P.S. '92 Marker
Inscription.
"You are the trustees of the planet.
Cherish it, love it—it is all we have."


The George Washington University
Commencement
February 16, 1992

This park was established to honor the memory of John A. Wilson...Chairman, Council of the District of Columbia, 1991-1993...Ward 2 Representative, 1975-1991...lifelong civil rights activist...valued friend and honorary degree recipient of The George Washington University

Stephen Joel Trachtenberg
President

Board of Trustees
Executive Committee
Oliver T. Carr, Jr., Chair
John D. Zeglis, Vice Chair
Sheldon S. Cohen
Myron P. Curzan
Emilio A. Fernandez
Theodore N. Lerner
Kevin P. Lucido
Charles T. Manatt
Robert H. Smith

 
Erected by The George Washington University.
 
Location. 38° 53.997′ N, 77° 2.994′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 23rd Street NW north of H Street NW, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 817 23rd Street NW, Washington DC 20052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
John A. Wilson, D.P.S. '92 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 14, 2018
2. John A. Wilson, D.P.S. '92 Marker
distance of this marker. Liberty Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of 2310 H Street, Northwest (within shouting distance of this marker); Sheen Hok Gate (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leonard A. Grimes (about 300 feet away); St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away); Philip S. Amsterdam Hall (about 400 feet away); Aleksandr Pushkin (about 400 feet away); The American Meridian (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 13, 2018, by Devry Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on March 13, 2018, by Devry Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland.   2. submitted on March 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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