J. Millard "Jack" Smith

J. Millard "Jack" Smith (HM1MIV)

Location: Memphis, TN 38111 Shelby County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 7.029', W 89° 56.266'

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1895-1976

Born at Statonville, Tennessee, J. Millard "Jack" Smith was president of Memphis State College from 1946 until 1960 and was the first alumnus of the college to become president. Following World War II, he guided the institution through an era of academic progress, culminating, in 1957, in the achievement of university status. He was Tennessee Commissioner of Education in 1938 and, again, in 1949-1950, and, and was president of Tennessee Polytechnic Institute from 1938-1940
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HM NumberHM1MIV
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Marker Number4E 107
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 232266 N 3889985
Decimal Degrees35.11715000, -89.93776667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 7.029', W 89° 56.266'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 7' 1.74" N, 89° 56' 15.96" W
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Area Code(s)901
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3744 Walker Ave, Memphis TN 38111, US
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