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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

Life in Hale County Texas 1850 - 1950
J. Frank Norfleet, Deputy Sheriff, Hale County

J. Frank Norfleet, Deputy Sheriff, of Hale Center

This amazing photo of J. Frank Norfleet (on right) was taken between 1921 and 1924. At age 55 Norfleet became a famous international manhunter when he single-handedly captured a gang of criminals who had swindled him out of $45,000 in 1919. The man on the left is W.H. Mercer, Secy. to Senator Mayfield. 

. . . see also J. Frank Norfleet

. . . for more like this please see History of Texas Police and Firemen

Resources:

West Texas History & Memories

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

Amazing People from Texas County by County

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Texas History by Category and Event

Books about Plainview, Hale Center, Petersburg and Abernathy

STRAIT OUTTA PLAINVIEW

Hale Center...You've never heard of it???

I [Live] . [Lived] in Plainview . Texas

J. Frank NorfleetJ. Frank Norfleet

The story of a Hale County Rancher and Farmer who at age 55 became a famous manhunter and captured a gang of conmen who had swindled him out of $45,000 in 1919 . . . read more

Amazing People from Hale County Texas

Amazing People from Hale County TexasStories about people from Plainview, Hale Center, Petersburg and Abernathy Texas

Books about Hale County People and Places

Books about Hale County People and PlacesBooks about People from Plainview, Hale Center, Petersburg and Abernathy Texas

 

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

 

Texas Estates with Unclaimed Assets Waiting to be 

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

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