Locklin Bartholomew Murray Historical

Locklin Bartholomew Murray Historical (HM1T56)

Location: Robert Lee, TX 76945 Coke County
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N 31° 53.816', W 100° 28.395'

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(June 17, 1849 - April 29, 1923)

Born in Jackson, Miss. Came to Texas with family in early 1860s. Married Susan Lucinda McSpadden (1855-1917), and had 7 children who lived to adulthood. Settled near Sanco, in Yellow Wolf Valley, about 1888, and began ranching.
     In 1894 he was elected sheriff and tax collector by Coke County citizens. He held the position for 4 consecutive terms, until 1902, earning a reputation as an honest and efficient lawman.
HM NumberHM1T56
Year Placed1973
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 360681 N 3529958
Decimal Degrees31.89693333, -100.47325000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 53.816', W 100° 28.395'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 53' 48.96" N, 100° 28' 23.7" W
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Area Code(s)325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Santa Fe Trail, Robert Lee TX 76945, US
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