Historic Markers Across Florida



Governor Fuller Warren



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Location: FL 69 at the Nettle Ridge Cemetery, Blountstown, FL
County: Calhoun
Coordinates: N 30° 28.704    W 085° 02.732
  30.4784    -85.04553333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMVP8H
 



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Governor Fuller Warren

Born 11/03/05
Died 09/23/73.

To the east lies the burial site of Fuller Warren, Governor of Florida from 1949 to 1953. A World War II veteran, Governor Warren also served in the State House of Representatives. As Governor, he sponsored many important legislative initiatives such as Florida's Range Law and Reforestation Program. Among his many contributions to Florida's transportation system, he helped establish the Jacksonville Expressway System and the Sunshine Skyway.