George Corley Wallace, Lurleen Burns Wallace Governors of Alabama

George Corley Wallace, Lurleen Burns Wallace Governors of Alabama (HM16O1)

Location: Clayton, AL 36016 Barbour County
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N 31° 52.663', W 85° 26.592'

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George and Lurleen Wallace spent much time at Memorial Hall with their involvement in community events and the education of their children. They served 17 years as Governor and were the only husband and wife to serve as Alabama's Governor. Wallace served an unprecedented four terms as Governor - Jan. 14, 1963 - Jan. 16, 1967, Jan. 18, 1971 - Jan. 15, 1979, Jan. 17, 1983 - Jan. 19, 1987. When he could not succeed himself Lurleen ran and was inaugurated Jan. 16, 1967. She died in office May 7, 1968. Wallace ran for President four times, served in the Alabama Legislature 1946 - 1950, and as Judge of the Third Judicial Circuit 1953 - 1959. They are interred in Greenwood Cemetery in Montgomery.
HM NumberHM16O1
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 10:54am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 647250 N 3527938
Decimal Degrees31.87771667, -85.44320000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 52.663', W 85° 26.592'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 52' 39.78" N, 85° 26' 35.52" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 83 Eufaula Ave, Clayton AL 36016, US
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