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John McKinley Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, July 24, 2009
1. John McKinley Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court Marker
Inscription.  John McKinley (1780~1852), native of Virginia, prominent attorney, member of Cypress Land Company, built a large three story mansion near this site in 1820's which later burned. McKinley served in Alabama Legislature, U.S. Senate (1826~31); was appointed Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court, by President Van Buren; served 1837~52. Died in Louisville, Ky.
 
Erected 1974 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 47.773′ N, 87° 40.349′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from South Court Street. Marker is located behind Hampton Inn and Suites on corner of S Seminary St and Veterans Drive on bank behind garbage dumpster. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 505 S Court St, Florence AL 35630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Rolling Stones in the Shoals in 1969/Sticky Fingers Ranks Among Greatest Albums (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Church Spring and School (about 500 feet away); The American Legion
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By Sandra Hughes, November 4, 2016
2. John McKinley Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court Marker (updated marker)
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Hicks Boulevard (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mark Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lauderdale County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Florence Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America (approx. 0.3 miles away); Downtown Florence Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Encyclopedia of Alabama. John McKinley (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. McKinley, John, (1780 - 1852). Senate Years of Service: 1826-1831; 1837-1837 Party: Jacksonian; Democrat (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

3. John Mckinley. McKinley became a member of the Alabama Legislature from 1820 to 1822 and was appointed as a Jacksonian to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry Chambers in the United States Senate on November 27, 1826. He served as a Senator until 1831 and was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1830. (Submitted on May 2, 2019, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,272 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   2. submitted on May 26, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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