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York in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jacob L. Devers (1887-1979)

 
 
Jacob L. Devers (1887-1979) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. Jacob L. Devers (1887-1979) Marker
Inscription. Born and raised here, he rose to the rank of Four Star General, 1945. the Army's youngest Brig. Gen. In 1940; he became commander of European operations in World War II and had a key role in the liberation of France, 1944. Buried, Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.763′ N, 76° 44.496′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on Roosevelt Ave., on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 254 Roosevelt Ave., York PA 17403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 459 West Market Street ( approx. 0.3 miles away); 455 West Market Street ( approx. 0.3 miles away); J. Allen Baer House ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Reformed Theological Seminary Site ( approx. 0.3 miles away); William C. Goodridge, Entrepreneur ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Phineas Davis ( approx. half a mile away); Captain Michael Doudel's Company ( approx. half a mile away); In the Old Court House here at York ( approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jacob L. Devers papers submitted to Eisenhower Library
Marker on porch of house. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
2. Marker on porch of house.
. (Submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Jacob L. Devers - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Jacob Loucks Devers at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyMilitaryWar, World II
 
Dever House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
3. Dever House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 722 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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