Details for William J. Killeen House (Atlas Number 5167007506)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5167007506


Marker Number 7506
Atlas Number 5167007506
Marker Title William J. Killeen House
Index Entry Killeen, William J., House
Address 1808 Avenue K
City Galveston
County Galveston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 326506
UTM Northing 3242647
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Greek Revival (Architectural style); Victorian (architectural term)
Marker Year 1980
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text A bookkeeper for the Texas Cooperative Association, William J. Killeen built this residence about 1886. His family continued to live here following his death the same year. In 1899 the house was purchased by Dr. John Thomas Moore (1863-1951). A former educator, he later became a prominent physician, pioneering the medical use of radium in the Houston area. The two-story home has characteristics of the Greek revival and Victorian styles. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1980