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Medina in Bandera County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Joe H. Newcomer

 
 
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Photographed By James Hulse, August 29, 2020
1. Joe H. Newcomer Marker
Inscription.  

Joe H. Newcomer (Jan. 19, 1910 - Dec. 23, 1967) Special Texas Ranger, Deputy Sheriff, Justice of Bandera County, World War II Shipboard Security Officer for Chemical Company, Also Uvalde Alderman, County Clerk, Chief of Police. Member International Association of Chiefs of Police. President Texas Chapter, FBI National Academy Associates. A Founder and President Southwest Texas Peace Officers Association.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2760.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical date for this entry is December 23, 1910.
 
Location. 29° 48.469′ N, 99° 15.103′ W. Marker is in Medina, Texas, in Bandera County. Marker can be reached from Highway 16, 0.1 miles north of Orchard Park Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Medina TX 78055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bandera Pass (approx. 9.4 miles away); a different marker also named Bandera Pass (approx. 9½ miles away); Clark Family Cemetery (approx.
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Photographed By James Hulse, August 29, 2020
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9.6 miles away); Site of Camp Verde (approx. 9.7 miles away); One Mile to Ruins of Camp Verde (approx. 10.6 miles away); Penateka Comanches (approx. 10.6 miles away); Camps Verde C.S.A. (approx. 10.6 miles away); Camp Verde General Store and Post Office (approx. 10.6 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022