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Amazing People from Lynn County, Texas.

Lynn County's most famous people have achieved worldwide recognition. They were born here, raised here, or lived here and have caught the attention of the national media, historians and collectors.

Bobby Balderrama aka Bobby LeeRobert Balderrama

Bobby Balderrama was born February 27, 1950 in O'Donnell, Texas, in Lynn County. He is the lead guitarist for the band Question Mark & the Mysterians . . . more about Balderrama

Dan BlockerDan Blocker

Born in De Kalb, Bowie County, Texas December 10, 1928. Soon after his birth, the family moved to O'Donnell, Texas in Lynn County, where they operated a store.

Jerry Bo ColemanBo Coleman

Jerry "Bo" Coleman was born July 1, 1936 at home to a farm couple, in Wilson, Texas in Lynn County. As a teenager, Coleman worked in the cotton fields for fifty cents an hour . . . continued

James Gill

Gill was born in Tahoka, Texas and grew up in San Angelo, Texas. His mother, an interior decorator and entrepreneur, encouraged him to have an artistic interest . . . more about Gill

Phil Hardberger

Phil Hardberger was born in Morton Texas July 27, 1934. The family moved to O'Donnell in Lynn County in 1943. As a youth, the future mayor of San Antonio worked in cotton gins in the area while his mother taught school in O'Donnel . . . more about Hardberger

Daron Norwood

Born in Lubbock, Texas September 30, 1965, Norwood was raised in Tahoka. He began singing Gospel music with his evangelistic family at a very early age . . . more about Daron Norwood

Buck RamseyBuck Ramsey

Ramsey was born in New Home, Texas, in Lynn County into a musical family. His father gave his newborn son the nickname Buckskin Tarbox . . . continued

E L Short

Born in1925 in Grassland, Texas, Lynn County Graduated from Tahoka High School in 1943. Short was a farmer, rancher, businessman and member of both houses of the Texas State Legislature . . . more about Short

Wayne Tippit born in Lubbock, Raised in TahokaWayne Tippit

 Born in Lubbock, Texas December 19, 1932. He grew up in Tahoka and graduated from Tahoka High School. best known to TV fans for his roles as Ted Adamson on the 1970s and 1980s CBS soap opera, Search for Tomorrow

Val Joe Walker

Val Joe Walker was born January 7, 1930 in Tahoka, in Lynn County, Texas, he grew up in Seminole in Gaines County, A gifted athlete, he was a defensive back in the National Football League . . . continued

Books about Lynn County People and Places

Books about People and Places in Lynn County TexasBooks about Lynn County People and Places

Lynn County Unclaimed EstatesLynn County Estates with Unclaimed Inheritance

These Deceased Residents of Lynn County Left a total $16,320 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs. Know the Heirs? Share this with your list of Family and Friends from Tahoka, New Home, O'Donnell and Wilson Texas . . . see the list

Lynn County Treasures

Historic and Nostalgic Items from Tahoka, New Home, O'Donnell, Wilson, Grassland and Wayside Texas  . . . browse Lynn County Treasures (eBay)
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