Judge Harry N. Graves

Judge Harry N. Graves (HMSGO)

Location: Georgetown, TX 78626 Williamson County
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N 30° 37.863', W 97° 40.015'

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Born April 4, 1877 in La Vernia (Wilson County), Harry Graves attended Southwestern University in Georgetown and later served three terms as city attorney. As Williamson County attorney, he aided the prosecution in a landmark trial against the Ku Klux Klan, 1923-24 (he lived at this site at the time). District attorney and future governor Dan Moody led the team. In 1929, voters elected Graves to the Texas house of Representatives, where in 1930 he wrote the bill establishing the Texas Highway Patrol. In 1937, he became a judge on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Graves died in 1957 and was buried in the State Cemetery, Austin, leaving a legacy of civil rights and public safety for Texas.
Marker Number13558
Year Placed2006
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 3:38pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 627757 N 3389471
Decimal Degrees30.63105000, -97.66691667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 37.863', W 97° 40.015'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 37' 51.78" N, 97° 40' 0.90" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1409 Olive St, Georgetown TX 78626, US
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