Major William Addison Spencer Historical

Major William Addison Spencer Historical (HM1XVU)

Location: Junction, TX 76849 Kimble County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 29.343', W 99° 45.974'

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Born in Tennessee in 1840, William Addison Spencer came to Texas with his family at the age of eight. He grew up southeast of San Antonio and served in the Civil War, attaining the rank of major. He later moved west to this area. He wed Caroline Hepzibeth Taylor (d. 1920), and seven children were born to the union. Spencer served as a frontier ranger, and two years after the formation of Kimble County became county clerk. When the sheriff resigned following an 1884 fire that destroyed the courthouse, voters elected Spencer to that office. In 1890 he became county judge and served five non-consecutive terms. He died in 1922, leaving a legacy of vital early service to his adopted county. (2005)
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Year Placed2005
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, April 15th, 2017 at 5:04pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 426462 N 3373227
Decimal Degrees30.48905000, -99.76623333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 29.343', W 99° 45.974'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 29' 20.58" N, 99° 45' 58.44" W
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Area Code(s)830, 325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 N 6th St, Junction TX 76849, US
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