Dr. Preston C. Coleman

Dr. Preston C. Coleman (HM29CH)

Location: Colorado City, TX 79512 Mitchell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 23.371', W 100° 51.818'

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Physician and Leader

—(1853 - 1932) —

Born in Tennessee. Graduated from University of Louisville (Ky.). Coming in 1883 to Colorado City, rode horseback or by buggy to ranches in 100-mile radius, practicing here rest of his life.

Religion, medicine, and education were his chief concerns. He was a Texas & Pacific Railroad surgeon; 1895-96 President, Texas Medical Association; a Fellow, American College of Surgeons; an Elder in his church; Moderator, 1930, Texas Presbyterian Synod; Trustee 1906-31, Austin College (Sherman); Vice President for Life, West Texas Chamber of Commerce; was called "Father of Texas Tech" University.
HM NumberHM29CH
Year Placed1972
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 324704 N 3585139
Decimal Degrees32.38951667, -100.86363333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 23.371', W 100° 51.818'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 23' 22.26" N, 100° 51' 49.08" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 340 E 3rd St, Colorado City TX 79512, US
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