Historic Markers Across Alabama

Rear Admiral Fran McKee

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Location: on Cox Creek Parkway (Alabama Route 133), Florence, Alabama
County: Lauderdale
Coordinates: N 34° 48.396    W 087° 37.906
  34.8066    -87.63176666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


In 1976, Fran McKee became the first woman line officer promoted to Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy. A wide range of opportunities for women in the Navy is a result of her personal example and her work on the Navy's Equal Rights Committee.

Inducted 2009
City of Florence Walk of Honor

End of Rear Admiral Fran McKee