Andersons & Claytons Memorial

Andersons & Claytons Memorial (HM19FI)

Location: Jackson, TN 38301 Madison County
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N 35° 36.809', W 88° 49.198'

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Monroe Dunaway Anderson
1878 - 1939
Benefactor Of Medicine and Mankind
Born in Jackson at 111 E. Orleans St.
Banker with Peoples Savings Bank
Founding Partner of Anderson, Clayton & Co. in 1904.
Opened Anderson, Clayton's corporate office in Houston in 1907.
Established the M.D. Anderson Foundation to fund medical research and education.
The father of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

Frank Ervin Anderson
1868 - 1924
Born in Jackson at 111 E. Orleans St.
Founded Frank E. Anderson & Co. at 102 E. Baltimore in Jackson.
Moved his cotton company to Oklahoma City in 1900.
Founding partner of Anderson, Clayton & Co. in 1904.

Bart Swift Jackson Downtown Development Corporation.

William Lockhart Clayton
1880 - 1966
Born February 2, 1880 in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Moved to Jackson with his family at age six.
Founding partner of Anderson, Clayton & Co. in 1904.
"Cotton's Man of the Year for 1948"
Assistant Secretary of Commerce in Franklin Roosevelt's Administration.
Architect of the Marshall Plan after WWII.
Undersecretary of State for Economic Affairs 1945 - 1947 under President Truman and U.S. representative to 1945 Potsdam Conference.
Co-Creator of World Trade Organization and General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
Noted philanthropist in Houston, Texas.

Founding Donors 2012
Susan Vaugham Foudation
Burdine Johnson Foundation
Richard & Barbara Day
The Clayton Fund
dn English
Margaret Hendrick
Southern Ginners Assoc.
Robert Henderson
Flint & Kay Cox

Benjamin Burns Clayton
1882 - 1978
Born on a cotton farm in Lee County, Mississippi.
Moved to Jackson with his family at age four.
Partner of Anderson, Clayton & Co. 1905 - 1929.
Founded Clayton Biotechnologies in Houston, TX, 1933.

M.D. Anderson Foundation
West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation
HM NumberHM19FI
Year Placed2013
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 4:58am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 335165 N 3942604
Decimal Degrees35.61348333, -88.81996667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 36.809', W 88° 49.198'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 36' 48.54" N, 88° 49' 11.88" W
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Area Code(s)731, 901
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-290 S Shannon St, Jackson TN 38301, US
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