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John P. Cox
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 01.228 W 097° 07.453
14S E 677152 N 3544242
Quick Description: Texas Historical Marker commemorating the military and law enforcement career of John P. Cox, buried in Ridge Park Cemetery, Hillsboro, TX, section 43.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 9/28/2013 6:44:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMJ5M9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Marker Number: 2796

Marker Text:
(1836 - 1912) Sheriff of Hill County for 16 years. The son of San Jacinto hero, Euclid M. Cox. Joined Parsons Brigade of the Confederate Army in 1861, then for 25 years after the Civil War was commander of Hillsboro's Confederate Camp. A Methodist and a Mason, this fearless and firm sheriff made every effort to bring offenders to justice and was particularly interested in the reformation of young law breakers. Cox also served 4 years as county clerk. Recorded - 1967

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