Stephen M. White

Stephen M. White (HMZ7A)

Location: Los Angeles, CA 90731 Los Angeles County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 42.615', W 118° 17.139'

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— 1853 - 1901 —

Stephen M. White was elected Los Angeles County District Attorney in 1882, State Senator in 1886 and United States Senator in 1893. During his term in the United States Senate, Senator White's most notable accomplishment was his successful leadership of the fight to create the Los Angeles Harbor in San Pedro as opposed to Santa Monica Bay, the site that was being advocated by powerful railroad interests. It is believed that the rigors of his battle with the railroad barons contributed to Senator White's untimely death in 1901 at the age of 48. Stephen M. White is one of the men of vision who laid the groundwork so the City and County of Los Angeles could take their extraordinary leadership position in the nation and the world during the 20th century. His legacy should be remembered for all time.

This statue of Stephen M. White has been relocated to its just and final resting place overlooking the federal breakwater through the efforts of the County, City and Port of Los Angeles.

February 23, 1989.
HM NumberHMZ7A
Year Placed1989
Placed ByThe County, City and Port of Los Angeles
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 3:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 380867 N 3730771
Decimal Degrees33.71025000, -118.28565000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 42.615', W 118° 17.139'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 42' 36.90" N, 118° 17' 8.34" W
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Area Code(s)310, 562, 424
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3720-3772 Stephen M White Dr, Los Angeles CA 90731, US
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