Historic Markers Across Florida



Governor's House - Daniel Thomas McCarty, Junior



Marker ID: FLHM 
Location: Indian River Drive, on grounds of house. December 2006 -- marker reported missing
County: St. Lucie
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Waymark: None
 



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Was born in Ft. Pierce, St. Lucie County, January 18, 1912, was educated here and at the Univ. of Florida. He served in the 1937, 1939 Legislatures and was Speaker of the 1941 House of Representatives. In WWII, he was a Colonel in the U.S. Seventh Army. He was elected Governor in 1952 and died September 28, 1953. He attended St. Andrew´s Episcopal Church across Indian River Drive and was buried from there in Palms Cemetery, Ankona.

Sponsors: Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials


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City: Fort Pierce, FL