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Amazing People from Fisher County Texas

See anyone you know? Fisher County's most famous people were born here, raised here, or lived here. Their deeds and sometimes misdeeds have garnered the attention of historians, genealogists and the media worldwide.

Sammy Baugh in September 1937Sammy Baugh

He spent the last 40 years of his life on the Double Mountain Ranch near Rotan Texas in Fisher County until his health caused him to spend his final years in a nursing home in Jayton Texas. Sammy Baugh was born March 17, 1914. A famous famous football player, rancher and actor, he played football for Sweetwater High School, TCU, the Washington Redskins and coached for Hardin-Simmons in Abilene. As an actor he starred in King of the Texas Rangers. . . . more about Baugh

Doyle Brunson

Doyle F. Brunson born August 10, 1933 in Longworth Texas in Fisher County where he was an All Star Athlete in high school basketball and track but it was his skills at the poker table that made him famous . . . read more

Robert Goode - Famous Football Player from Roby TexasRob Goode

Robert Leslie Goode was born June 5, 1927 in Roby Texas. He was a running back for the Washington Redskins and the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. more about Goode

Tommy Lee Jones

Jones was born in 1946 in San Saba, Texas and raised in Rotan and Midland, Texas. He attended Robert E. Lee High School. His mother, Lucille Marie (née Scott), was a police officer, school teacher, and beauty shop owner, and his father, Clyde C. Jones, was an oil field worker . . .  see more

Brad MauleBrad Maule

Brad Maule was born in Rotan, Texas October 11, 1951. He grew up on a farm and attended a small country school in Camp Springs in Scurry County Texas. He is a singer and actor best known for his portrayal of Dr. Tony Jones on the daytime series General Hospital . . . more about Maule

Timothy Nolen Timothy Nolen

Timothy Nolen was born July 9, 1941 in Rotan, Texas in Fisher County. He is an actor and baritone who has had an active career in operas, musicals, concerts, plays, and on television for over four decades . . . read more

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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
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