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Robert N. Stafford

(November 6, 1856 - June 18, 1911)

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
1. Robert N. Stafford Marker
Inscription.  A Georgia native and son of a Methodist minister, Robert N. Stafford moved to Mineola in 1880. He was county attorney from 1880 to 1882, served two terms as district attorney, and was elected to the Texas Senate in 1894. He served twice as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. A longtime advocate of public education, he donated two acres of land to the city of Mineola for an African American school in 1902. In addition to his public service, Stafford edited the Quitman Record, worked for the International and Great Northern Railroad, and managed the Mineola Ice and Light Company.
 
Erected 1999 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 11667.)
 
Location. 32° 39.37′ N, 95° 29.58′ W. Marker is in Mineola, Texas, in Wood County. Marker is on City Cemetery Road west of South Pacific Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 South Pacific 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. Richard Malcolm Smith (a few steps from this marker); John Creighton Buchanan (within shouting distance
Robert N. Stafford gravesite and marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
2. Robert N. Stafford gravesite and marker.
of this marker); George C. Reeves (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Adolphus Leander Patten (about 300 feet away); Mineola Black Spiders (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Mineola Black Spiders (approx. 0.2 miles away); Addie E. McFarland (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mineola Ice, Light and Water Company (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mineola.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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