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 Orval Eugene Faubus

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Orval Eugene Faubus

  • Birth 7 Jan 1910 Combs, Madison County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 14 Dec 1994 Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Combs, Madison County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 20021

Thirty-sixth Governor of Arkansas, 1955-1967. Faubus gained national attention in September 1957 when he summoned the Arkansas National Guard to prevent nine black students from integrating Little Rock Central High School. President Eisenhower subsequently sent federal troops to Little Rock to ensure the integration of the school. Faubus served longer than any other Arkansas governor.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 29 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20021
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Orval Eugene Faubus (7 Jan 1910–14 Dec 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20021, citing Combs Cemetery, Combs, Madison County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .