Roscoe D. Holliday
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N 30° 38.120 W 094° 54.649
15R E 316875 N 3390745
Quick Description: One of two Texas Historical markers in the Peebles Cemetery, both of which are for lawmen.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 7/20/2012 9:44:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMEXXF
Faded Texas State Historical Survey Committee marker. Atlas reads:
Index Entry: Holliday, Roscoe D.
Subject Codes: rangers; sheriffs
Year Marker Erected: 1968
Marker Location: Peebles Cemetery, 2.5 mi NE of Goodrich on FM 1988
Marker Size: Grave Marker
Marker Number: 10399
(July 24, 1887 - Nov. 14, 1950) Born in Mississippi. Came to Polk County prior to 1910. Served as county's constable and deputy sheriff for 10 years before his election as sheriff in 1920. After 17 years in this office, he was appointed to the Texas Rangers, where he served for 13 years. During long career, he became a shrewd investigator, solving numerous cases of murder. Also he was instrumental in the capture of many bootleggers.
Recorded - 1968
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