Columbia in Boone County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
James Shannon L.L.D.
James Shannon L.L.D.
Born in Monaghan Co. Ireland
April 23, 1799
Feb. 23, 1859
Second President, University of Missouri,
Columbia, Mo. 1850-1856
Co-Founder of Christian College 1851
(Now Columbia College), Columbia, Mo.
Co-Founder of Christian University 1853, and
First President (Now Culver-Stockton College)
The Christian Philanthropist and Teacher
has gone to receive the Crown of the Faithful
Location. 38° 56.967′ N, 92° 20.245′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Missouri, in Boone County. Touch for map. Monument is in Columbia Cemetery, along the main avenue, about 600 feet south of the entrance gate. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 East Broadway, Columbia MO 65203, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Clinton Swallow (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbia Cemetery (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Columbia College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beetle Bailey (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Mel Carnahan Quadrangle Memorial Union Tower (approx. 0.7 miles away); Don Faurot / Faurot Field (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jewell Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Also see . . .
1. James Shannon Papers at the University of Missouri Archives. (Submitted on September 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. James Shannon Bio. (Submitted on September 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Education • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 558 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.