(March 25, 1895 - Nov. 9, 1966)
— Park Dedicated to Memory of Texas State Highway Commission Chairman —A man whose public service was of highest order. Born on a farm near this site in Van Zandt County. Educated at Cumberland University (Tennessee) and Tyler Commercial College, was County Attorney and County Judge of Smith County. As chairman of Texas Highway Commission, 1939-1945, he traveled almost every Texas highway to learn road needs of state. Aided long-range financial strength of highway program by supporting the reservation of road-use revenue for road building.
|Placed By||Texas State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, June 19th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 247488 N 3600783|
|Decimal Degrees||32.51568333, -95.68808333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 30.941', W 95° 41.285'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 30' 56.46" N, 95° 41' 17.1" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||903, 214, 430|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near I-20, Canton TX 75103, US|
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