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The Louis Stokes Laboratories

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, August 14, 2013
1. The Louis Stokes Laboratories Marker
Inscription.
By Act of Congress
This building is designated as the (sic)

The Louis Stokes Laboratories

Congressman Louis Stokes served as a distinguished member of the United States Congress for 30 years, representing his native state of Ohio. He was elected to the House Appropriations committee in 1971, and served on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, where he was a strong proponent of biomedical research. His dedicated service to the nation is marked by hard work and a commitment to fairness. His unwavering support of the National Institutes of Health is defined by judicious advocacy and determination that through research NIH can help eliminate disparities in health among the country's minority, poor, underserved and disadvantaged communities.

Dedicated 1998
Completed 2001

George W. Bush
President of the United States of America

Tommy G. Thompson
Secretary of Health and Human Services

Ruth L. Kirschstein, M.D.
Acting Director, National Institutes of Health

 
Location. 38° 59.992′ N, 77° 6.074′ W. Marker is in Bethesda, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Center Drive. Touch for map. Marker
The Louis Stokes Laboratories Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 14, 2013
2. The Louis Stokes Laboratories Marker
is on Building 50, along Center Drive, at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892. Marker is in this post office area: Bethesda MD 20892, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. President Franklin D. Roosevelt (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Centennial Anchor (about 400 feet away); Tree of Hippocrates (approx. mile away but has been reported missing); At This Location (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Tree of Hippocrates (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Spring House & Pool of Bethesda (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Tree of Hippocrates (approx. 0.3 miles away); Raven and the Sun (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethesda.
 
Also see . . .  Louis Stokes. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on September 6, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
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The Louis Stokes Laboratories Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 14, 2013
3. The Louis Stokes Laboratories Marker
Building 50<br>The Louis Stokes Laboratories image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 14, 2013
4. Building 50
The Louis Stokes Laboratories
Building 50<br>The Louis Stokes Laboratories image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 14, 2013
5. Building 50
The Louis Stokes Laboratories
Louis Stokes image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
6. Louis Stokes
Congressman Louis Stokes image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 20, 2016
7. Congressman Louis Stokes
This 2012 portrait of Louis Stokes (February 23, 1925 – August 18, 2015) by Robert Hartshorn hangs in the lobby of Building 50.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 6, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   7. submitted on October 22, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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