Captains of Industry

Captains of Industry (HM21CW)

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO 63703 Cape Girardeau County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 18.174', W 89° 31.082'

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August Busch (1899-1989) was born in St. Louis, Mo.
He headed what has become the world's largest brewery, Anheuser-Busch. In 1953, he purchased the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team and inspired them to compete in six World Series from 1964-1987. He developed the Grant's Farm attraction on land once owned by former President Ulysses S. Grant.

Captains of Industry Panel Sponsor:
June Owen
In loving memory of
James J. "Jim" Owen

James Cash Penny (1875-1971) was born in Hamilton, Mo. Described as a man whose name was synonymous with the Golden Rule, he founded the J. C. Penny Company.

Captains of Industry Panel Sponsor:
Harry and Fran Rediger
J.C. Penney Career 1959-1997, 38 years
Store manager Cape Girardeau, 1977-1997
HM NumberHM21CW
Placed ByMissouri Wall of Fame River Heritage Mural Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 276827 N 4131447
Decimal Degrees37.30290000, -89.51803333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 18.174', W 89° 31.082'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 18' 10.44" N, 89° 31' 4.92" W
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Area Code(s)573
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Water St, Cape Girardeau MO 63703, US
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