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Albert Walter Billingsley
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Birth: Oct. 8, 1888
Mathis
San Patricio County
Texas, USA
Death: May 13, 1972
Marlin
Falls County
Texas, USA

REGULAR RANGER
PVT, CO. D.
SPECIAL RANGER

Albert Walter Billingsley was born October 8, 1888 in Mathis, San Patricio County, Texas to Albert Walter Billingsley, Sr. and Martha D. "Mattie" Johnson. He stood 6ft. tall, had brown eyes, black hair and a dark complexion. Albert was a cowboy. He was married to his first wife, Kitty Oleta Billingsley, in about 1920. He married his second wife, Ruth Claunch in about 1923. There seemed to be no children. Albert enlisted in the Texas Rangers as a REGULAR RANGER, private in Co. D, from November 3, 1915 until December of 1915. He was discharged. He went to work for Big Lake Oil Company as a guard in Reagan County, Texas. In September 1918, he was working on a farm in Hidalgo County, Texas. Albert joined the Army in Texas. He wa a SGT HQ CO. 344 FLD ARTY in World I. He again enlisted in the Texas Rangers as a SPECIAL RANGER from January 3, 1931 until July 29, 1932, then resigned. He was elected sheriff of Reagan County, Texas from March 11, 1929, to January 1, 1931 and from November 8, 1932 until January 1, 1957, serving 34 years. He retired in 1964. Albert Walter Billingsley died May 13, 1972 i Waco, McLennon County, Texas and is buried in Rosemound Cemetery.





 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ruth Clonch Billingsley (1893 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
SGT HQ CO 344 FLD ARTY
WORLD WAR I
 
Burial:
Rosemound Cemetery
Waco
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section P 267
 
Maintained by: Nancy E Brown
Originally Created by: couchpotato
Record added: Dec 24, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 7031540
Albert Walter Billingsley
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Albert Walter Billingsley
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- Slick
 Added: Mar. 19, 2015
Thank you for your service to the great State of Texas in the Texas Rangers, and as the sheriff for so many years. You were a dedicated man. May you rest in peace.
- Nancy E Brown
 Added: Oct. 18, 2013
Thank you for your service to our country during WWI. May you rest in peace.
- Nancy E Brown
 Added: Oct. 18, 2013
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