Carl Vinson · Mary Green Vinson

Carl Vinson · Mary Green Vinson (HMSLD)

Location: Milledgeville, GA 31061 Baldwin County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 4.471', W 83° 13.728'

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Nov.18, 1883 - June 1, 1981?????Sept. 19, 1887 - Nov. 16, 1950

Carl Vinson, native son, farmer, lawyer, statesman, served in the United States Congress for 50 years;Chairman of the Naval Affairs Committee; Chairman of the Armed Services Committee;an advocate for Military Preparedness; He was credited with being the father of the "Two-Ocean Navy."He was a Democrat but faithfully served with nine Presidents - From Woodrow Wilson to Lyndon Johnson.In his first speech to the United States House of Representatives May 27, 1916, He said, "I devoutly hope thatthe casting of every gun and the building of every ship will be done with a prayer for the peace of America."He never forgot the people he represented. No request for information or service was ever ignored by him.He was truly a servant of all the people.

Mary Green Vinson, a gentle and loving wife, supported her husband in all his endeavors.

Presented this 18th day of November, 1983, by the City of Milledgeville and the County of Baldwin, on theanniversary of "The Congressman's" 100th Birthday.
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 291948 N 3661756
Decimal Degrees33.07451667, -83.22880000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 4.471', W 83° 13.728'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 4' 28.26" N, 83° 13' 43.68" W
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Area Code(s)478, 706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 W Franklin St, Milledgeville GA 31061, US
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