John Q. Hammons

John Q. Hammons (HM1D9E)

Location: Springfield, MO 65809 Greene County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 7.218', W 93° 13.008'

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Born in Fairview, MO in 1919 to
James O. and Hortense (Bass) Hammons
Attended Fairview Schools and
Southwest Missouri Teachers College
Married Juanita K. Baxter in 1949

Entered into hotel development in 1958 by
purchasing 10 Holiday Inn franchises
Formed John Q. Hammons Hotels - 1969
Funded Hammons Student Center at SMSU - 1976
Constructed Missouri Sports Hall of Fame - 1994
Developed Highland Springs Country Club
in Springfield - 1989
Developed Verdae Greens Golf Club in Greenville, SC - 1990
Missouri Basketball Hall of Fame - 1992
Developed Tiffany Greens Golf Club in Kansas City, MO - 1998
Missouri Valley Conference Hall of Fame - 2000
John Q. Hammons Foundation serves as host to the annual Tour event in Springfield and Senior PGA Tour event in Kansas City

Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
February 2002

Presented by
John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts
HM NumberHM1D9E
Year Placed2002
Placed ByMissouri Sports Hall of Fame
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 480740 N 4108239
Decimal Degrees37.12030000, -93.21680000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.218', W 93° 13.008'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 13.08" N, 93° 13' 0.48" W
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Area Code(s)417
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3861 E Stan Musial Dr, Springfield MO 65809, US
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