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William John Marsh

  Texas Historical Markers
3400 White Settlement Rd., in Greenwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 45' 44.629848", -97° 21' 57.713508"
    Texas State
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     Born near Liverpool, England, William John Marsh was an accomplished organist and musician when he came to Fort Worth in 1904 to enter the cotton business. In addition to his bookkeeping work, he served as organist and choirmaster for two area churches and one synagogue, and as choral director and professor of organ at Texas Christian University. He also composed over 100 pieces of music. In 1929, his composition Texas, our Texas won in competition to become the official state song. March died in Fort Worth at the age of 90.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

William John Marsh Historical Marker Location Map, Fort Worth, Texas