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Rushville in Rush County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Wendell L. Willkie

1892 - 1944

 
 
Wendell L. Willkie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 14, 2013
1. Wendell L. Willkie Marker
Inscription. Lawyer and business leader – Republican presidential nominee, 1940 – the only native Hoosier to be nominated for the Presidency by a major political party – author of One World – grave and memorial in East Hill Cemetery, Rushville.
 
Erected 1969 by Indiana Historical Society. (Marker Number 70.1969.4.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 36.524′ N, 85° 26.681′ W. Marker is in Rushville, Indiana, in Rush County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Main St (State Road 3) and E. 2nd St, on the right when traveling north on N. Main St. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 221 N. Main St, Rushville IN 46173, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rush County (Indiana) War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. William B. Laughlin (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Wendell L. Willkie (approx. 0.4 miles
Wendell L. Willkie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 14, 2013
2. Wendell L. Willkie Marker
Located in pocket park on east side of N. Main Street
away); Wendell L. Willkie, (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Wendell L. Willkie (approx. 1.1 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers of Henry County (approx. 13.6 miles away); Veterans Garden of Memories (approx. 13.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rushville.
 
More about this marker. The Indiana Historical Society erected five identical markers for Wendell L. Willkie in Rushville.
 
Categories. Politics
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on July 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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