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William Walter Taylor
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1868
DeWitt County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 1945
Junction
Kimble County
Texas, USA

Son of William P "Buck" Taylor whose death marked the probable beginning of the Sutton-Taylor Feud. For eleven years he served as Kimble County Sheriff. In 1917 he was appointed a Texas Ranger by Governor William P Hobby. In 1967 the Texas Historical Survey Commission and the Texas Law Enforcement's Youth Development Foundation placed an "outstanding law officer's historical marker" at his grave site.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William P "Buck" Taylor (1837 - 1868)
  Mary F. Anderson Jackson (1848 - 1902)
 
 Spouse:
  Onie Davis Taylor (1878 - 1942)*
 
 Children:
  Alexa Taylor Green (1894 - 1989)*
  Lela Taylor Wright (1898 - 1997)*
  Carlos Linden Taylor (1904 - 1984)*
  Lura Betty Taylor Hill (1906 - 1981)*
  Willie Kaleta Taylor Chadwell (1911 - 1995)*
  Lucille Taylor McMillan (1915 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Grandson of Josiah Taylor and grandnephew of Creed Taylor, Indian fighters who took part in Banderas Pass, 1841. Born at Clinton, Texas; in 1889 he moved to Kimble County to begin ranching with an uncle. In 1898 he became sheriff. His six terms included critical period of 1902 land rush. He was appointed Texas Ranger Captain in 1917 by Governor W. P. Hobby; he served ten years, chiefly at Ranger, Brownsville, and Borger.

 
Burial:
Junction Cemetery
Junction
Kimble County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Tom Todd
Record added: Sep 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41757396
William Walter Taylor
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William Walter Taylor
Added by: Tom Todd
 
William Walter Taylor
Added by: Tom Todd
 
 
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