Tom T. McGee

Tom T. McGee (HM1RHR)

Location: Canadian, TX 79014 Hemphill County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 54.83', W 100° 22.29'

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(Sept. 13, 1849 - Nov. 24, 1894)

Came to Canadian about 1884. Was foreman on Po Ranch prior to election as first sheriff of Hemphill County, 1887 - year city of Canadian was founded.
Nov. 23, 1894, in gun fight with 6 men attacking large shipment of money at Wells, Fargo & Co., he was mortally wounded, and he died the next day.
His widow went to England as a volunteer civilian worker in World War I; died there. Ashes were returned here for burial.
Marker Number5505
Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 376251 N 3975260
Decimal Degrees35.91383333, -100.37150000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 54.83', W 100° 22.29'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 54' 49.8" N, 100° 22' 17.4" W
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Area Code(s)806
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Cottonwood St, Canadian TX 79014, US
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