Sheriff James Sidney Talley

Sheriff James Sidney Talley (HM1RGU)

Location: Perryton, TX 79070 Ochiltree County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 16.54', W 100° 49.053'

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(1874 - 1962)

Born near Washington-on-the-Brazos; moved 1901 to Ochiltree County. As sheriff, 1908-1944, he used free-wheeling methods and never carried a gun. It was said that generosities kept him poor. At retirement he held record for longer continuous service than any other Texas sheriff.An expert judge of livestock, also ranched throughout career. Did considerable welfare work in retirement years. A Mason. He married Mamie Richardson.
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HM NumberHM1RGU
Marker Number4673
Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 336752 N 4016056
Decimal Degrees36.27566667, -100.81755000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 16.54', W 100° 49.053'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 16' 32.4" N, 100° 49' 3.18" W
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Area Code(s)806
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Co Rd L, Perryton TX 79070, US
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