George Caleb Bingham

George Caleb Bingham (HM16S6)

Location: Kansas City, MO 64108 Jackson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 4.546', W 94° 34.838'

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Born March 20, 1811 - Died July 7, 1879

Famous Painter & Portrait Artist
Internationally Known
State Treasurer
State Adjutant General
President, Kansas City, Mo. Police Board

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Eminently gifted, almost unaided he won such distinction in his profession
that he was known as the "Missouri Artist."

He served the people of Missouri in her legislative councils; was State Treasurer during the Civil War; was Adjutant General of Missouri, the duties of which offices he discharged with advantage to the people and credit to himself.

He was chosen "Professor of Art" in the University of the State of Missouri,
in which position he died honored and lamented by all.
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HM NumberHM16S6
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Placed ByNative Sons of Kansas City
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 9:17am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 363272 N 4326373
Decimal Degrees39.07576667, -94.58063333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 4.546', W 94° 34.838'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 4' 32.76" N, 94° 34' 50.28" W
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Area Code(s)816
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2748 McGee Trafficway, Kansas City MO 64108, US
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