Historic Markers Across Florida

William Gordon Burnett 1935-1988

Marker ID:  
Location: on Swann Ave between Edison Ave and Delaware Ave., Tampa, FL
County: Hillsborough
Coordinates: N 27° 56.248    W 082° 28.196
  27.93746666    -82.46993333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMTD4X


(In Loving Memory of)
William Gordon Burnett

Teacher, dean, and principal-who dedicated himself to carrying on the traditions of excellence at Wilson Junior High School. He personified integrity, humility, and devotion to duty. He lived what he taught. He is deeply missed.
"No one is honored for what one receives; Honor is a tribute to what one has given."

Erected 1989 - The students, teachers, parents and
friends of Wilson Junior High