William Mozart McVey

William Mozart McVey (HM4GW)

Location: Ozona, TX 76943 Crockett County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 42.625', W 101° 12.068'

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1905-1995

A versatile sculptor of people, animals, birds and religious symbols, McVey attended the University of Texas and taught art there and at Rice University. He played football at Rice under the legendary coach John Heisman in 1924. McVey studied and taught at Cranbrook Art Institute, graduated from the Cleveland Art Institute, was a U.S. Air Force Major in World War II and taught plane and ship silhouette recognition to allied forces.

Outstanding sculptures include Winston Churchill, British Embassy, Washington, D.C.; the frieze at the base of the San Jacinto Monument, Houston; James Bowie, Texarkana, Texas; bronze doors, University of Texas Memorial Museum, Austin; bronze doors, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, D.C.; and sculptured niches, National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.This Art Deco style sculpture of David Crockett, hero of the Alamo, was done in 1938.
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HM NumberHM4GW
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 8:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 289209 N 3399577
Decimal Degrees30.71041667, -101.20113333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 42.625', W 101° 12.068'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 42' 37.50" N, 101° 12' 4.08" W
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Area Code(s)325, 432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 511 11th St, Ozona TX 76943, US
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