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William W Lackey
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1874
Burleson County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 1952
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA

W. W. Lackey was born in Burleson County to pioneers Martha Ghent and Rev. W. S. Lackey. He graduated from Simmons Collins in 1905 and received a Master of Arts from the University of Texas. He served as Superintendent of Schools in Midland, Texas for 35 years, retiring in 1941. In 1937, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Hardin-Simmons University. He was a noted Latin scholar and teacher. He served his church, First Baptist Midland, as choir director. He was an author and poet.

He was survived by a sister, Mrs. A. B. Duckworth of Ft. Worth with whom he made his home in his later years. He never married.

References:
Death Certificate,
The H-SU Brand (Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 36, No. 44, Ed. 1, Friday, August 22, 1952.
Range Rider, Volume 6, Number 8, August, 1952 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  W.S. Lackey (1830 - 1919)
  Martha Ghent Lackey (1838 - 1926)
 
 Siblings:
  Kittie Lackey Stokes (1858 - 1947)*
  Elva Lackey Duckworth (1861 - 1960)*
  John Daniel Lackey (1868 - 1881)*
  William W Lackey (1874 - 1952)
  Henry Ghent Lackey (1880 - 1912)*
  Nora Lackey (1943 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Restland Memorial Park
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: R Strickland
Record added: Nov 02, 2012
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William W Lackey
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William W Lackey
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 Added: Nov. 30, 2012
 
 
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