(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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|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 336752 N 4016056|
|Decimal Degrees||36.27566667, -100.81755000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 16.54', W 100° 49.053'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 16' 32.4" N, 100° 49' 3.18" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near Co Rd L, Perryton TX 79070, US|
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