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Paul L. Rutledge, Sr.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 31° 39.524 W 095° 44.305
15R E 240344 N 3505867
Quick Description: Texas Historical Marker at the final resting place of Paul L. Rutledge, Sr. at the back of historic Magnolia Cemetery, Tucker, TX, noting his having been a role model for having provided outstanding service to multiple Anderson County communities.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 10/7/2019 8:21:04 PM
Waymark Code: WM11EDZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 1

Marker Number: 8805

Marker Text:
(1904 - 1961)

A graduate of Prairie View A & M College, prominent educator Paul Rutledge, Sr., also attended Tuskegee Institute and Atlanta University. He served as principal of Flint Hill High school near Neches from 1933 to 1937, and Green Bay High School at Tucker from 1937 to 1942. In 1942 he became a Texas Education Agency area supervisor for vocational agriculture. Rutledge was a positive influence for generations of African American school children in Texas. (1991)

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