To the Memory of Oscar S. Straus

To the Memory of Oscar S. Straus (HM5TT)

Location: Washington, DC 20004
Country: United States of America

N 38° 53.629', W 77° 1.897'

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1850 - Statesman, Author, Diplomat - 1926

— "Liberty" - "Reason" —

This monument was erected by public subscription in accordance with the joint resolution of Congress of December 16, 1927. Signed by President Coolidge March 2, 1929, in memory of

Oscar S. Straus
1850 - 1926

Author
"Origin of the Republican Form of Government" 1885
"Roger Williams - Pioneer of Religious Liberty" 1891
"Under Four Administrations" 1922

Diplomat
Minister to Turkey 1887-1888, 1898-1900
Ambassador to Turkey 1909-1910

Statesman
Secretary of Commerce and Labor 1906-1909
Member of the Hague Court of Arbitration 1902-1926

[Statues on either side of the marker are allegorical figures for "Liberty" and "Reason." See "Regarding To the Memory of Oscar S. Straus" below for more information]
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HM NumberHM5TT
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Year Placed1947
Placed ByThe Oscar S. Straus Memorial Association, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 3:34am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 323808 N 4306955
Decimal Degrees38.89381667, -77.03161667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.629', W 77° 1.897'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 37.74" N, 77° 1' 53.82" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 239-299 14th St NW, Washington DC 20004, US
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