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Howell Travis Gage
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1902
Roswell
Chaves County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1968
Albuquerque
Bernalillo County
New Mexico, USA

Howell Gage received his early education in Hope, New Mexico, spending his
summers on the ranch, where roping was his hobby, and later attended New Mexico
Military Institute.
While still maintaing his ranching interests, he moved to Artesia to become
sales manager of the Artesia Auto Company and later acquired and operated a
filling station.
In 1932, Howell Gage moved to Carlsbad, New Mexico, to accept the appointment
as deputy sheriff under Sheriff Walter McDonald, which was the beginning of his
law enforcement career.
He served as sheriff from 1939 to 1943, during which period, he organized the
Eddy County Posse, the first of its kind in New Mexico, and served as president
of the New Mexico Sheriffs' and Police Association for two years.

Howell Gage was a member of the Artesia Masonic Lodge, the York Rite of Santa
Fe, the Shrine of Albuquerque and past director of the Albuquerque Court No.
24, Royal Order of Jesters. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hugh M. Gage (1875 - 1939)
  Carrie Mae Roberts Gage (1881 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  Essie Mae McDonald Gage (1911 - 1985)
 
 Sibling:
  Howell Travis Gage (1902 - 1968)
  Thelma Mae Gage Roach (1904 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Carlsbad Cemetery
Carlsbad
Eddy County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: Division B--Row 2
 
Created by: Betty
Record added: Dec 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62455025
Howell Travis Gage
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Howell Travis Gage
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