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Gov. James Stephen Hogg and Wood County

 
 
Gov. James Stephen Hogg and Wood County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
1. Gov. James Stephen Hogg and Wood County Marker
Inscription.  James Stephen Hogg lived in Wood County from 1868 to 1882, formative years of his political career. When he became Governor, he appointed several Wood County friends to public offices. They included: Sarah Rosalie Patten Buchanan, who became a professor at Sam Houston State Normal College; William Jesse McDonald, a city deputy appointed Ranger captain; Cadwell Walton Raines, a newspaperman and county judge who became State Librarian; and former City Marshal George Reeves, who became a Penitentiary agent. Friendships Gov. Hogg made in his Wood County years had an important impact on the county and on the State of Texas.
 
Erected 2006 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13554.)
 
Location. 32° 39.841′ N, 95° 29.433′ W. Marker is in Mineola, Texas, in Wood County. Marker is on West Broad Street (U.S. 80) west of North Line Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 West Broad Street, Mineola TX 75773, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mallory Bros. Grocery and Feed Stores (within shouting distance
Marker at former Henry Hotel. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
2. Marker at former Henry Hotel.
of this marker); "The Old Mineola City Hall" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); O. P. Pyle (about 300 feet away); Mineola's Jewish Community (about 300 feet away); O. P. Pyle House (about 400 feet away); Mineola Opera Houses (about 400 feet away); Birthplace of Miss Ima Hogg (about 400 feet away); Site of the Coleman Family Drug Store and Clinic (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mineola.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on James Stephen Hogg. (Submitted on September 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Government & PoliticsNotable Persons
 
James Stephen "Jim" Hogg (1851–1906) image. Click for full size.
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3. James Stephen "Jim" Hogg (1851–1906)
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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