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Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Daniel J. Flood

(1903-1994)

 
 
Daniel J. Flood Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
1. Daniel J. Flood Marker
Inscription. US Congressman from Pa. 11th District, 1944 to 1980. His seniority on the House Appropriations Committee and knowledge of the legislative process enabled him to play a key role establishing national programs such as Medicare, Appalachian urban economic development, and Coal Mine Health and Safety Act. He promoted the strength of US military forces and proliferation of nuclear arms during the Cold War. He resigned from Congress amid controversy.
 
Erected 2010 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 14.74′ N, 75° 52.884′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of Public Square and East Market Street, on the left when traveling north on Public Square. Touch for map. The marker is located at the west corner of the Public Square. Marker is in this post office area: Wilkes Barre PA 18701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Min L. Matheson (a few steps from this marker); William G. McGowan (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilkes-Barre Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Wilkes Barre 1778 (within
Wide view of the Daniel J. Flood Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
2. Wide view of the Daniel J. Flood Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Jesse Fell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wyoming Division Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S.S. Wilkes Barre (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Wyoming (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress - Flood, Daniel John, (1903 - 1994). (Submitted on August 11, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. In the Matter of Representative Daniel J. Flood | House Committee on Ethics. (Submitted on August 11, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Daniel J. Flood Memorial image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
3. Daniel J. Flood Memorial
A monument to Flood's years of service to the region located on the Public Square.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 11, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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