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Franklin Parish Louisiana Historical Markers

 
Lt. Gen. Claire Lee Chennault Marker image, Touch for more information
May 10, 2019
Lt. Gen. Claire Lee Chennault Marker
Louisiana (Franklin Parish), Gilbert — Lt. Gen. Claire Lee Chennault (1890-1958)
Lt. Gen. Claire Lee Chennault (1890-1958) spent his childhood in Gilbert. He pioneered air pursuit tactics, created and led "The Flying Tigers,” Volunteer Air Forces for China against Japan. Advisor to Chiang Kai-Shek. . . . — Map (db m133704) HM
Louisiana (Franklin Parish), Winnsboro — Franklin Parish
Franklin Parish was created on March 1, 1843, from portions of Ouachita, Catahoula, and Madison Parishes by Act 41 of the State Legislature sponsored by John Winn. Land for the centrally-located Parish Seat, "Winnsborough," was purchased in 1844 and . . . — Map (db m51634) HM

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