George H. Hodges - Olathe, Ks.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 38° 53.036 W 094° 49.060
15S E 342342 N 4305466
This bronze plaque on a concrete and stone plinth is located in Olathe Civic Park - 250 E Santa Fe in Olathe, Ks.
Waymark Code: WMVZC5
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 06/15/2017
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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This bronze plaque on a concrete and stone plinth is located in Olathe Civic Park. The plaque is approximately 3 and 1/2 feet off the ground. The pictures of both George H Hodges and of an old schoolhouse - both are in low relief. I believe that the marker was set by the City of Olathe.

(Portrait of George H Hodges)
Governor of Kansas
1913   1915
(picture of an old schoolhouse)

- Marker Text

George Hartshorn Hodges (February 6, 1866 – October 7, 1947) was an American politician and the 19th Governor of Kansas (1913–1915).

Hodges was born in Orion, Wisconsin in Richland County. His family moved to Olathe, Kansas, when he was three years old. He received his education in the public schools. He married Ora May Murray and they had two children.

- Wikipedia

Marker Name: George H. Hodges

Marker Type: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Marker text:
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Marker Location: Johnson

Name of agency setting marker: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Year Marker Placed: Not listed

Official Marker Number: Not listed

Marker Web Address: Not listed

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