John C. Stennis

John C. Stennis (HM2LJY)

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N 32° 46.019', W 88° 39.088'

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John C. Stennis (1901-1995) was born in the Kipling community in Kemper County and lived in DeKalb. As a circuit judge, he heard many cases in this courthouse. Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1947 and reelected six times, Stennis served as president pro tempore during the 100th Congress and was chairman of the Armed Services and Appropriations Committees. He also wrote the first Code of Ethics for the Senate. In 1993, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was named the USS John C. Stennis in his honor.
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Year Placed2015
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Sunday, October 6th, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 345313 N 3626661
Decimal Degrees32.76698333, -88.65146667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.019', W 88° 39.088'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 1.1399999999999" N, 88° 39' 5.2800000000001" W
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