Carl T. Rowan

Carl T. Rowan (HMP53)

Location: McMinnville, TN 37110 Warren County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 40.759', W 85° 46.13'

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Born on August 11, 1925, Carl T. Rowan spent his formative years in McMinnville. During World War II, at the age of 19, he won one of the first fifteen Navy commissions granted to African Americans. During President John F. Kennedy's Administration, Rowan served as Deputy Secretary of State, Ambassador to Finland and Representative to the United Nations. President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed him as Director of the United States Information Agency in 1964. A newsman, author, diplomat, noted political columnist, and commentator. Carl T. Rowan died on September 23, 2000, in Washington, D.C.
HM NumberHMP53
Marker Number2E 74
Placed ByTN Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 2:21am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 611412 N 3949079
Decimal Degrees35.67931667, -85.76883333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 40.759', W 85° 46.13'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 40' 45.54" N, 85° 46' 7.80" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-499 E Colville St, McMinnville TN 37110, US
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