Robert Lee in Coke County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Locklin Bartholomew Murray
(June 17, 1849 - April 29, 1923)
In 1894 he was elected sheriff and tax collector by Coke County citizens. He held the position for 4 consecutive terms, until 1902, earning a reputation as an honest and efficient lawman.
Erected 1973 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3110.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is June 17, 1849.
Location. 31° 53.816′ N, 100° 28.395′ W. Marker is in Robert Lee, Texas, in Coke County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 158 half a mile from State Highway 208. Marker is located in Robert Lee Cemetery; the above directions are to the cemetery entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Robert Lee TX 76945, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cary Allen Gates (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Davis Pearce (about 300 feet away, measured in Robert Lee Cemetery (about 700 feet away); First Methodist Church of Robert Lee (approx. ¾ mile away); Fence-Cutting War (approx. ¾ mile away); Hayrick Lodge 696, A.F.&A.M. (approx. 0.8 miles away); County Named for Texas Confederate Richard Coke (approx. 0.8 miles away); Coke County Jail (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Robert Lee.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.