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Near Perryton in Ochiltree County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Sheriff James Sidney Talley

(1874 - 1962)

 
 
Sheriff James Sidney Talley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
1. Sheriff James Sidney Talley Marker
Inscription. Born near Washington-on-the-Brazos; moved 1901 to Ochiltree County. As sheriff, 1908-1944, he used free-wheeling methods and never carried a gun. It was said that generosities kept him poor.
At retirement he held record for longer continuous service than any other Texas sheriff.
An expert judge of livestock, also ranched throughout career.
Did considerable welfare work in retirement years. A Mason. He married Mamie Richardson.
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4673.)
 
Location. 36° 16.54′ N, 100° 49.053′ W. Marker is near Perryton, Texas, in Ochiltree County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 70 1.8 miles south of U.S. 83. Click for map. Marker is in section A row 24,southwest area of Ochiltree Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Perryton TX 79070, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ochiltree Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ochiltree Townsite (approx. half a mile away); Site of the Trading Post (approx. 6.8 miles away); Old Blasingame Home (approx. 8 miles away); Colonel William B. Ochiltree
Sheriff James Sidney Talley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
2. Sheriff James Sidney Talley Marker
(approx. 8.3 miles away); George Morgan Perry (approx. 8.3 miles away); Plainview Hardware Company Building (approx. 8.5 miles away); Ochiltree County (approx. 9.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Perryton.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Sheriff James Sidney Talley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
3. Sheriff James Sidney Talley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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