John Ben Shepperd

John Ben Shepperd (HM29NB)

Location: Odessa, TX 79762 Ector County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 53.447', W 102° 19.972'

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(1915 - 1990)

Odessa and Texas civic legend, consummate volunteer leader. Chaired hundreds of committees; appointed by 7 governors and 4 presidents to state and national boards. Named Texas secretary of state (1950-52) at age 34. Elected twice as attorney general (1953-57). Joined Noel-Rodman Corporation interests in 1957 to launch a 33-year career as Odessa's premier mover and shaker. President of Odessa, West Texas Chambers and Texas, U.S. Jaycees. Organizer of Texas' official historical marking program, Texas Arts Commission. Champion of U.T.P.B; instrumental in its creation, development. Named Texan of the Year, 1984. Attorney; prominent petroleum, banking, insurance executive.
HM NumberHM29NB
Year Placed1991
Placed ByHeritage of Odessa Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 752263 N 3531433
Decimal Degrees31.89078333, -102.33286667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 53.447', W 102° 19.972'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 53' 26.82" N, 102° 19' 58.32" W
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Area Code(s)214, 432
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Big Sky Way, Odessa TX 79762, US
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