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Robert W. Leibling

 
 
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By Tom Fuchs, January 21, 2006
1. Robert W. Leibling Marker
Inscription. In loving memory of Robert W. Leibling, Husband, Father, WWII Captain, Community Leader, Executive. 1923–2000.

Robert W. Lebling gave to the community with passion, just as he loved his family and friends. Highly respected for his civic and business leadership, Mr. Lebling served on numerous boards and committees for the economic betterment of Bethesda.

As President of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce during 1964 and 1965, he led the Bethesda Beautification Project under which hundreds of trees were planted along Wisconsin Avenue.

Mr. Lebling served as an Army Air Corps Captain in World War II, and flew his B-26 in 50 European combat missions. He and his devoted wife, Rita, raised six children while he owned and directed a Bethesda-based real estate company.

This memorial was donated by his family and friends with the grateful assistance of the Bethesda Urban Partnership.
 
Location. 38° 59.077′ N, 77° 5.669′ W. Marker is in Bethesda, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Georgetown Road (Maryland Route 187) and Wisconsin Avenue (Maryland Route 355), on the left when traveling north on Old Georgetown Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Potomac MD 20854, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Robert W. Leibling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, January 21, 2006
2. Robert W. Leibling Marker
At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Five Points, Historic Crossroads (a few steps from this marker); Madonna of the Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); This Complex of Buildings and Gardens (approx. mile away); Locust Grove (approx. mile away); Old Georgetown Road (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethesda.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,619 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 25, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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