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

J. J. Pierce

(1900-1947)

 
 
J. J. Pierce Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
1. J. J. Pierce Marker
Inscription. Born at Blum, Texas. Became Sheriff of Crosby County in January 1947. Was killed in line of duty while arresting a bootlegger at Ralls, Texas.

Dedicated to enforcement of law--a man of quiet courage and fearless character.

Father of eight children.
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2680.)
 
Location. 33° 39.485′ N, 101° 12.68′ W. Marker is in Crosbyton, Texas, in Crosby County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 82 one mile east of Front Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in western portion of Crosbyton Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Crosbyton TX 79322, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lamar Family (a few steps from this marker); Crosbyton Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crosby County (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Rock House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Crosbyton (approx. 1.6 miles away); Work Building (approx. 1.6 miles away); Henry Clay Smith (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lamar Building (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crosbyton.
 
Also see . . .  Find A Grave memorial for Julius Jewel Pierce. (Submitted on July 7, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
J. J. Pierce Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
2. J. J. Pierce Marker
Julius Jewel Pierce image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
3. Julius Jewel Pierce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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