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John Badollet ~ Vincennes, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 41.118 W 087° 31.374
16S E 454521 N 4281984
Quick Description: This man of modest intelligence, achieved lofty positions.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 6/30/2015 7:02:37 AM
Waymark Code: WMP4ME
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
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Long Description:

County of marker: Knox County
Location of marker: College Ave., Vincennes University Campus, Vincennes
Date marker erected: 1976
Marker erected by: Bicentennial Project Vincennes Kiwanis Club

Marker text:

---- (1758 - 1837)----
Born in Switzerland, Badollet migrated to America in 1780. President Jefferson appointed him Land Registrar of Vincennes in 1804. He served as a delegate to the Indiana Constitutional Convention in 1816, was a charter member Vincennes University Board of Trustees, and founder of the Vincennes Library Company.

Gallitin wrote to Badollet and, well you can read it in this Google Book Excerpt

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Location: Vincennes University Campus

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