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James E. Decker
Birth: Aug. 31, 1898
Death: Aug. 29, 1970

Law Officer. Longtime Dallas County, Texas Sheriff who was involved in several nationally famous incidents. His pursuit of Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker and his capture of hardened criminal Raymond Hamilton focused national attention on him during the 1930s, and was Sheriff in November 1963, when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. 
 
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  Clyde N. Decker (1896 - 1978)
 
Burial:
Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 14, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 18857
James E. Decker
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