Gordon Linwood Vincent

Gordon Linwood Vincent (HMCFZ)

Location: Emporia, VA 23847
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 41.044', W 77° 32.629'

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(1867-1926)

Here lived Gordon L. Vincent, who represented Greensville and Sussex counties in the 1901-1902 Virginia Constitutional Convention. A successful and respected business leader, Vincent headed the Emporia Manufacturing Company, then one of the largest lumber companies in Southside Virginia. He also was president of the Emporia Machine Company, the Emporia Ice Company, and the Emporia Cotton Seed Oil Company, and vice president of the Citizens National Bank. He served as a member of the Greensville County School Board and the Emporia Town Council. His death on 18 July 1926 ended a notable business career.
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HM NumberHMCFZ
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Marker NumberUM 45
Year Placed1995
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 9:38am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 272706 N 4062841
Decimal Degrees36.68406667, -77.54381667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 41.044', W 77° 32.629'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 41' 2.64" N, 77° 32' 37.74" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 462-498 US-301, Emporia VA 23847, US
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