Robert Lee in Coke County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Locklin Bartholomew Murray
(June 17, 1849 - April 29, 1923)
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.
Erected 1973 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3110.)
Location. 31° 53.816′ N, 100° 28.395′ W. Marker is in Robert Lee, Texas, in Coke County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 158 half a mile from State Highway 208. Click for map. Marker is located in Robert Lee Cemetery; the above directions are to the cemetery entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Robert Lee TX 76945, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cary Allen Gates (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Davis Pearce (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Lee Cemetery (about 700 feet away); First Methodist Church of Robert Lee (approx. 0.7 Fence-Cutting War (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hayrick Lodge 696, A.F.&A.M. (approx. 0.8 miles away); County Named for Texas Confederate Richard Coke (approx. 0.8 miles away); Coke County Jail (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Robert Lee.
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