Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Howell Thomas Heﬂin
Twenty-Forth Chief Justice
In 1973, he received the distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Alabama and Birmingham Southern College and the Herbert Lincoln Harley Award of the American Judicature Society. In 1974, he was elected to the Alabama Academy of Honor and selected as “1975 ABA Citizen of the Year” by the Alabama Broadcasters Association. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II, was wounded twice, and awarded the Silver Star Medal. He served on the faculty of the University of Alabama and Florence State University, and was very active in improving public education. Following his service in the Alabama Supreme Court, he served three terms in the United States Senate.
Howell Heflin married the former Elizabeth Ann Carmichael, of Tuscumbia, and they had one son, Howell Thomas (Tom) Heflin, Jr.
Location. 32° 22.679′ N, 86° 18.193′ W. Marker is in Montgomery Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 445 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Edwin Livingston (here, next to this marker); Clement Clay "Bo" Torbert, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Ernest C. “Sonny” Hornsby (here, next to this marker); Lucien Dunbibben Gardner (a few steps from this marker); History of the Alabama State Bar (within shouting distance of this marker); Jonathan Coggswell Farley / Montgomery's First Election (within shouting distance of this marker); Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
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