(1899-1959)From this courthouse, James V. Allred began his career that led to highest state office. As lawyer with firm of O'Neal and Martin, he won elections as district attorney in 1923 and Attorney General of Texas, 1931. Governor from 1935 to 1939, he corrected many social and economic ills, ushering in era of better government for state. In his last years, he was a federal judge. He is remembered for his crusading liberalism and his personal integrity. He married Joe Betsy Miller. They had three sons.
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|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, August 13th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 546713 N 3752515|
|Decimal Degrees||33.91201667, -98.49468333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 54.721', W 98° 29.681'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 54' 43.26" N, 98° 29' 40.86" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 900 7th St, Wichita Falls TX 76301, US|
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