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John H Bickett, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1861
Death: Aug. 20, 1931

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San Antonio, Texas, Aug. 21. -- Funeral services will be held Saturday for John H. Bickett Sr., former chairman of the Texas Prison Commission and former member of the State Highway Commission. Mr. Bickett, long prominent in Texas politics and Sheriff and County Treasurer of Milam County before he moved to San Antonio from Cameron twenty-one years ago, died at his home after several years' ill health. He was a past president of the Texas Sheriffs' Association. A native of Abbeville County, South Carolina, he moved to Texas in 1897. From 1915 to 1919 Mr. Bickett was chairman of the Prison Commission. Later he served under two Governors as member of the Highway Commission. Besides his wife, survivors include four sons, John H., L.M., Brandon and E.W. Bickett, San Antonio; a daughter, Mrs. Elliott Brockenbrough, Waco; two sisters, Mrs. Jennie Etheridge and Mrs. Elizabeth Burnett, Cameron. Dallas Morning News, August 22, 1931
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From his Texas certificate of death
Name: John H. Bickett
Death Date: 20 Aug 1931
Death Place: Residence, Precinct 1, Bexar, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 70 years 5 months 1 day
Birth Date: 19 Mar 1861
Birthplace: Abbeville County, S. Car.
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Minnie Muse Bickett
Father's Name: John H. Bickett
Father's Birthplace: Abbeville County, S. Car.
Mother's Name: Sarah Weed
Mother's Birthplace: Abbeville County, S. Car.
Occupation: Retired
Place of Residence: 3600 Blanco Road, Bexar County, Texas
Cemetery: Mission Burial Park
Burial Date: 22 Aug 1931
Informant: L.M. Bickett, San Antonio, Texas
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Burial:
Mission Burial Park South
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: BeNotForgot
Record added: Apr 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89156339
 


- BeNotForgot
 Added: Apr. 26, 2012
 
 
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