Lufkin in Angelina County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Descendants of Eddie Mantooth and their families served the City of Lufkin for many years. Ernest Peyton Medford (1904-1976), the husband of Josie Ethel Mantooth (1907-1934), assisted the community with finances as the head of Lufkin's only saving and loan. Willie Calvin Royle (1907-1972), the husband of Annie Jewel Mantooth (1908-1997), was a well-known educator and served as a teacher and principal of Lufkin High School. The Royles also operated the W.C. Royle Company, an office machine and supply sales company, at this site for over forty years. John Milton Hickman (1909-1978, husband of Rennie Mae Mantooth (1911-2000), assisted with the Gulf pipeline
Erected 2012 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16955.)
Location. 31° 20.771′ N, 94° 43.394′ W. Marker is in Lufkin, Texas, in Angelina County. Marker is on Laurel Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 E. Laurel Street, Lufkin TX 75901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Angelina (approx. ¼ mile away); Original site of St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Baptist Church of Lufkin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lufkin Telephone Exchange (approx. half a mile away); Site of Martin Wagon Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Rehearsal Hall for the The Hoo Hoo Band (approx. 0.6 miles away); Kerr's Inc. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Calder (Cotton) Square (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lufkin.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2012, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 596 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 26, 2012, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.