IN-LAW001 Birthplace of Edward Rector

Marker text: Birthplace of EDWARD RECTOR, Attorney (1863-1925)

Lawrence County's greatest philanthropist, he endowed the Rector Scholarship Foundation at De Pauw University with $2,250,000 in 1919. To date 5,100 awards have been made, 22 to Lawrence County natives.

"To youth of ability and courage in America, Edward Rector is a shining example."

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