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Harvey Doolin Arnold, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1895
Graford
Palo Pinto County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 1950
Goree
Knox County
Texas, USA

H. D. Arnold, Sr., became superintendent of the Goree School District April 1, 1920, and served in that position for thirty years until his death. He was an active member of his church, the Masonic Order, and the Chamber of Commerce. The Goree Independent School District remained segregated until 1962, twelve years after his tenure ended.

In 1937 in Goree, Knox County, Texas, he completed a brief, unpublished history of that branch of the Arnold family that had migrated from Virginia to Kentucky and Texas, including brief histories of the associated Rucker, Pearce and Young, Brown, and Donelson families. His son Charles William Arnold, Sr., and Charles's wife Mary Alice Cone Arnold shared those unpublished histories and other documents with their extended family.

(The middle name "Doolin" given him at birth should have been "Dooley," to reflect the last name of a direct ancestor of his father. Elizabeth "Betsy" Dooley (1757-1849) married Arabia Jackson Brown, Sr. (1755-1844).) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Smith Arnold (1851 - 1907)
  Mary Etta Rucker Arnold (1873 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Maggie Addeline Farris Arnold (1898 - 1970)
 
 Children:
  Harvey D. Arnold (1920 - 2000)*
  Marjorie Faye Arnold (1921 - 1997)*
  Charles William Arnold (1923 - 2000)*
  Mary Jo Arnold Arledge (1929 - 1962)*
  Virginia Ann Arnold Hoops (1934 - 1970)*
 
 Siblings:
  Harvey Doolin Arnold (1895 - 1950)
  Mary Ethel Arnold Carroll (1896 - 1995)*
  Jane Sarah Arnold Snyder (1898 - 1984)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Arnold Spears (1901 - 1988)*
  Johnnie Welch Arnold (1904 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Goree Cemetery
Goree
Knox County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Karen Langridge
Record added: May 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90615885
Harvey Doolin Arnold, Sr
Added by: Karen Langridge
 
Harvey Doolin Arnold, Sr
Added by: Karen Langridge
 
Harvey Doolin Arnold, Sr
Added by: Karen Langridge
 
 
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