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Davick Services recommends the Facebook Group "West Texas History & Memories" for history, famous people, old photos, stories, unclaimed estates and genealogy of the Western Half of Texas . . . Check it out and join the conversation

Famous People from Armstrong County Texas
Charlie Maple
Charlie Maple
Charles E. "Charlie" Maple was born in Oklahoma City June 9, 1932. His family moved to Claude, Armstrong County Texas in the Panhandle in 1948 where he graduated from Claude High School two years later. He graduated from Texas Tech University in 1954, earning a bachelorís degree in Journalism as well as a commission in the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps. He served in the army for two years, 1954-1956, at Ft Lee, VA; Ft Bragg, NC and Ft Jackson, SC. He was a captain in the reserves until resigning his commission in 1981.


Upon completion of his military duty, he returned to West Texas, and served as fire and police reporter for the Amarillo Globe-Times. He later became associate editor and state editor of the Shreveport Times. He also served as executive vice president of Chambers of Commerce in Minden, LA, Sapulka, Oklahoma, and Jacksonville, Texas, before he became assistant Superintendent of the Texas State Railroad State Historical Park at Rusk, TX in 1981. He retired from the state parks systems in 1993 because of ill health. He and his wife were living in Pearsall, Texas at the time of his death November 24, 2006.

Resources:

West Texas History & Memories

Davick Services on Facebook: True Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texas

Davick Services History Page (Facebook)

You know you are from Claude Texas if...

Postcards from the Panhandle (Facebook)

Famous People from Armstrong County Texas
Books about Armstrong County People and Places

 Books about Armstrong County Texas People and PlacesBooks about People and Places in Armstrong County Texas

Life in Armstrong County Texas 1890-1950Life in Claude Texas 1890 - 1950
Famous People from Potter County TexasFamous People from Amarillo and Canyon Texas
Famous Actors from West TexasFamous Celebrities from West Texas
 
Armstrong County Unclaimed Estates

Armstrong County Unclaimed Estates

These Deceased Residents of Armstrong County Left a total $4,022 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs. Know the Heirs? . . . See the list

 

What's your Favorite Book about a Texas County, Town, Person or Place? Here's our best reads list County by County

 

Mysterious TexasTrue Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texcas
 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
Texas Cowboy HistoryBooks about Texas People County by County