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Wendell L Willkie 1892-1944

Wendell L. Willkie 1892-1944

Location: East side of 221 N. Main Street/SR 3 in downtown pocket park, Rushville. (Rush County, Indiana)

Erected by Indiana Historical Society, 1969.

ID# : 70.1969.4

Marker Review Report: Learn more here.  See also marker 48.2001.1 Wendell Willkie.

Visit the Indiana History Blog to learn about Willkie's "dark horse" presidential campaign, civil rights activism, and work for FDR.


Lawyer and business leader - Republican presidential nominee, 1940 - the only native Hoosier to be nominated for the Presidency by a major political party - author of One World - grave and memorial in East Hill Cemetery, Rushville.