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Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William W. Scranton

(1917 - 2013)

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 26, 2016
1. William W. Scranton Marker
Inscription.

Governor of Pennsylvania (1963-67). His term emphasized industrial revitalization, highway construction, welfare and educational reforms, and natural resource conservation. A Scranton native, he was a WWII pilot, UN ambassador, US Congressman, and advisor to five US presidents.

[Dedicated November 25, 2016]
 
Erected 2016 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 24.352′ N, 75° 39.477′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on Monroe Avenue north of Ridge Row, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Catlin House, home of the Lackawanna Historical Society, on the University of Scranton campus. Marker is at or near this postal address: 232 Monroe Avenue, Scranton PA 18510, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George H. Catlin Memorial House (here, next to this marker); The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Houlihan - McLean Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1902 Anthracite Coal Strike (approx. mile away); General Casimir Pulaski

William W. Scranton Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 26, 2016
2. William W. Scranton Marker
(approx. mile away); First Electric Cars (approx. mile away); John Mitchell (approx. mile away); City of Scranton (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .
1. William Warren Scranton Congressional Bio. (Submitted on November 26, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Governor William Warren Scranton Bio. (Submitted on November 26, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. William Scranton Death Notice (AP). (Submitted on November 26, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Historical marker honors former Gov. William W. Scranton (The Times-Tribune, 2016). (Submitted on November 26, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkPatriots & PatriotismPoliticsWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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