(May 2, 1861 - November 17, 1959)A leading public man in Texas, 1896-1939. Born in Wise County to early (1854) settlers. After two years at Texas A & M, read law and began practice in 1886. Served 1888-92 as Decatur City attorney; 1892-96 as county attorney; 1896-1901 and 1909-13 from Denton-Montague-Wise counties, in Texas Senate. There he sponsored act creating North Texas State University. He was state treasurer of Texas from 1921 to 1924.
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|Date Added||Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 631679 N 3678166|
|Decimal Degrees||33.23443333, -97.58670000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 14.066', W 97° 35.202'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 14' 3.96" N, 97° 35' 12.12" W|
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|Area Code(s)||940, 817|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101 N Trinity St, Decatur TX 76234, US|
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