William Jesse McDonald

William Jesse McDonald (HM1C5C)

Location: Quanah, TX 79252 Hardeman County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 18.395', W 99° 43.801'

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(September 28, 1852 - January 15, 1918)

Fearless frontier law officer. Known for crack marksmanship and lightning-fast disarming of foes. His long-time friend Gov. James Hogg made him Captain ofCo. B, Frontier Battalion, in 1891. There he handled the "Murder Society of San Saba" and Wichita bank robbery. Conducted Pres. Theodore Roosevelt on a wolf hunt in 1904. Was a U.S. Marshall under Pres. Woodrow Wilson.First wife was Rhoda Carter; second was Pearl Wilkerson.
Recorded - 1970
HM NumberHM1C5C
Marker Number5832
Year Placed1970
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 11:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 432827 N 3796391
Decimal Degrees34.30658333, -99.73001667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 18.395', W 99° 43.801'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 18' 23.70" N, 99° 43' 48.06" W
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Area Code(s)940
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 48-98 Ranch Rd 2640, Quanah TX 79252, US
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