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Samuel Albert ""The Sheriff"" Montgomery
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1894
Greenville
Hunt County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1975
Elk City
Beckham County
Oklahoma, USA

Samuel Albert Montgomery was the 2nd child born to LPC & Suzie Montgomery.

He was born in Greenville, Texas on August 26, 1894, and just months later, the family moved to Oklahoma.
Around 1912, Sam met Claudia Verron "Vernie" Cooper, the daughter of William & Elizabeth
Cooper in Sayre, OK.And they were married abt,1914. In 1939, the Montgomerys purchased a grocery store at the junction of highways 6 and 283, eight miles north of Sayre,and 14 miles west of Elk City.
In 1950, the same year Vernie passed away, Sam was appointed State Pardon and Patrol Officer,
a post he held for 11 years until his retirement.
After "Vernie's" death in 1950.He met and married Myrtle M.Jarvis Maltby on July 16 1951. After he and Myrtle married they raised horses and cattle.And loved to play Solataire,and they were members of Elk City Roundup Club.He joined Myrtle helping her at Maltbys cafe in Sayre after their marriage.I believe it was changed to Montgomery Cafe.
He died September 10, 1975, on his farm west of Elk City, Oklahoma.
Sam was a farmer until 1935, when he was appointed Deputy Sheriff of Beckham County, Oklahoma.
In 1944, Sam was elected Beckham County Sheriff, and served in that office for 6 years.
He had many experiences while in office, including searching for Pretty Boy Floyd when he was considered
to be the #1 outlaw in the country.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Lindsey P. C. Montgomery (1853 - 1933)
  Susie Ida Elizabeth Key Montgomery (1861 - 1949)
 
 Spouses:
  Claudia Verron Cooper Montgomery (1896 - 1950)
  Myrtle May Jarvis Maltby (1896 - 1964)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel Claud Montgomery (1915 - 2007)*
  Mabel Elizabeth Montgomery Fenter (1917 - 2002)*
  Dewitt Armistice Montgomery (1919 - 1984)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Thomas Pottinger (1885 - 1900)**
  Lindsey Allen Montgomery (1886 - 1964)**
  Samuel Albert Montgomery (1894 - 1975)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Married July 4, 1914
to "Vernie"
 
Burial:
Sayre-Doxey Cemetery
Sayre
Beckham County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Linda
Record added: Dec 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82100412
Samuel Albert The Sheriff Montgomery
Added by: Linda
 
Samuel Albert The Sheriff Montgomery
Added by: Linda
 
Samuel Albert The Sheriff Montgomery
Added by: Linda
 
 
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One of the best 2nd Grandfather,Love You and Miss you.I miss the days on the farm on the ole creek and Indian grounds hunting the arrowheads and etc.when I stayed with you and Grandma Mimmie.
- Linda
 Added: Jan. 15, 2013
Those were the good ole' days .Never can go back,but the lord had a badge waiting for you.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 7, 2012

- Mary Lambert
 Added: Dec. 27, 2011
 
 
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