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Louisa in Lawrence County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Frederick M. Vinson

 
 
Frederick M. Vinson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
1. Frederick M. Vinson Marker
Inscription.  "A great jurist, a distinguished Secretary of the Treasury, and a noted Congressman." Born in Louisa Jan. 22, 1890. City Atty.; Comm. Atty.; Congressman, 1923-29, 31-38. D.C. Court of Appeals, 1938-43. Director Economic Stabilization, Federal Loan Admin., Director War Mobilization. Secretary of Treasury, 1945. United States Chief Justice 1946 until his death, Sept. 8, 1953.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 636.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 6.921′ N, 82° 36.101′ W. Marker is in Louisa, Kentucky, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of East Madison Street and Vinson Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East Madison Street. Located at the Fred M. Vinson Welcome Center & Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 East Madison Street, Louisa KY 41230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. County Named, 1821 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
Marker (next to flag) at the Welcome Center. Birthplace plaque is on left. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
2. Marker (next to flag) at the Welcome Center. Birthplace plaque is on left.
line); Fort Bishop (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Gay (approx. 0.4 miles away in West Virginia); Fort Gay Toll Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away in West Virginia); The Fort Gay Lock and Dam (approx. 0.4 miles away in West Virginia); Revolutionary War Soldier's Grave (approx. 1.1 miles away in West Virginia); Pioneer Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 1.6 miles away); Giant Cooling Tower (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisa.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Frederick M. Vinson. (Submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Looking east on Madison Street towards West Virginia. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
3. Looking east on Madison Street towards West Virginia.
Supreme Court Justice Frederick "Fred" Moore Vinson image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
4. Supreme Court Justice Frederick "Fred" Moore Vinson
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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