Near Perryton in Ochiltree County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Sheriff James Sidney Talley
(1874 - 1962)
At retirement he held record for longer continuous service than any other Texas sheriff.
An expert judge of livestock, also ranched throughout career.
Did considerable welfare work in retirement years. A Mason. He married Mamie Richardson.
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4673.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1901.
Location. 36° 16.54′ N, 100° 49.053′ W. Marker is near Perryton, Texas, in Ochiltree County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 70 1.8 miles south of U.S. 83. Marker is in section A row 24,southwest area of Ochiltree Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perryton TX 79070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ochiltree Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ochiltree Townsite (approx. half a mile away); Site of the Trading PostOld Blasingame Home (approx. 8 miles away); Colonel William B. Ochiltree (approx. 8.3 miles away); George Morgan Perry (approx. 8.3 miles away); Plainview Hardware Company Building (approx. 8˝ miles away); The Buried City (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perryton.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 4, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.