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

Judge Harry N. Graves

 
 
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1. Judge Harry N. Graves Marker
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Born April 4, 1877 in La Vernia (Wilson County), Harry Graves attended Southwestern University in Georgetown and later served three terms as city attorney. As Williamson County attorney, he aided the prosecution in a landmark trial against the Ku Klux Klan, 1923-24 (he lived at this site at the time). District attorney and future governor Dan Moody led the team. In 1929, voters elected Graves to the Texas House of Representatives, where in 1930 he wrote the bill establishing the Texas Highway Patrol. In 1937, he became a judge on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Graves died in 1957 and was buried in the State Cemetery, Austin, leaving a legacy of civil rights and public safety for Texas.
 
Erected 2006 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13558.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Civil Rights. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1883.
 
Location. 30° 37.863′ N, 97° 40.015′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on Olive Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1409 Olive St, Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Amos-Godbey House (within shouting distance of this marker); Easley Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Southwestern University Main Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Woman’s Club of Georgetown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Southwestern University (approx. 0.2 miles away); W.C. Vaden House (approx. ¼ mile away); Burcham House (approx. 0.3 miles away); G.W. Riley House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
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Judge Harry N. Graves' House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson
2. Judge Harry N. Graves' House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,071 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on May 15, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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