Howell Thomas Heflin

Howell Thomas Heflin (HMJ11)

Location: Tuscumbia, AL 35674 Colbert County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 44.022', W 87° 42.215'

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1921~2005

Howell Thomas Heflin retired from a lifetime of distinguished public service in 1997, having served Alabama in the U.S. Senate for three consecutive terms. There he was known as a national leader on judicial, agricultural, defense, and space issues. As Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court from 1971 to 1977, he modernized the state's court system. Heflin was a Marine Corps officer during World War II, attaining the rank of major and awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart. Howell T. Heflin's legacy ~ his words, life, character, and progressive leadership ~ serves as a compass for leaders seeking racial reconciliation and harmony on Alabama and the nation.
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HM NumberHMJ11
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Year Placed2005
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 4:40pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 435588 N 3843737
Decimal Degrees34.73370000, -87.70358333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 44.022', W 87° 42.215'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 44' 1.32" N, 87° 42' 12.90" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 247-299 N Main St, Tuscumbia AL 35674, US
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