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

M.J. "Jerry" Franklin

(December 10, 1925 - March 25, 1961)

 
 
M.J. "Jerry" Franklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 28, 2020
1. M.J. "Jerry" Franklin Marker
Inscription.  Born in Asherton. Served as a patrolman with Uvalde Police Department, 1958-1961. Was killed in line of duty. In his memory, a plaque was given to city by pupils of Uvalde schools. Franklin and wife Jeanne had 2 children, Patricia and William.
Recorded-1968

 
Erected 1968 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 14269.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Law Enforcement.
 
Location. 29° 12.022′ N, 99° 48.726′ W. Marker is in Uvalde, Texas, in Uvalde County. Marker can be reached from West Main Street (U.S. 90). Marker is located in Hillcrest Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Uvalde TX 78801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reading Wood Black (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Nance Garner (about 800 feet away); Pat Garrett (approx. half a mile away); Judge John Nance Garner (approx. 1˝ miles away); John Nance Garner Home (approx.
M.J. "Jerry" Franklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 28, 2020
2. M.J. "Jerry" Franklin Marker
1˝ miles away); John Nance Garner House (approx. 1˝ miles away); King Fisher (approx. 1˝ miles away); 1830 - Reading Wood Black - 1867 (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Uvalde.
 
M.J. "Jerry" Franklin Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 28, 2020
3. M.J. "Jerry" Franklin Grave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2020, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2020, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.
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