Governor Thomas E. Kilby

Governor Thomas E. Kilby (HMNWH)

Location: Anniston, AL 36207 Calhoun County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 39.419', W 85° 48.877'

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1865-1943

Outstanding local industrialist as President, Kilby Steel Company; Chairman, Board of Directors, Alabama Pipe Company; President, City National and Anniston National Banks. Served as Mayor of Anniston (1905-09); State Senator (1911-15); Lieutenant Governor (1915-19); Governor of Alabama (1919-23).

His administration as Governor of Alabama notable for sound business principles, for prison reform, for advancement and expansion of charitable institutions, and for constitutional amendments which provided state bond issues for highway and bridge development and for building the State Docks in Mobile.

Governor Kilby was a member of Grace Episcopal Church and a member of the vestry. His interment is on the hill near fence at Highland Cemetery.
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Year Placed2001
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 12:40pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 609908 N 3724754
Decimal Degrees33.65698333, -85.81461667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 39.419', W 85° 48.877'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 39' 25.14" N, 85° 48' 52.62" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1120 E 10th St, Anniston AL 36207, US
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