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 James Evetts Haley, Sr

James Evetts Haley, Sr

Birth
Belton, Bell County, Texas, USA
Death 9 Oct 1995 (aged 94)
Midland, Midland County, Texas, USA
Burial Moffat, Bell County, Texas, USA
Plot Boulder, Near Entrance
Memorial ID 18057 · View Source
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Historian. He was at various times a cowboy, a professor, a historian and an arch conservative gubernatorial candidate. His frontier chronicles made him one of Texas' leading literary leaders. His books included "The XIT Ranch of Texas" (1929) and "Charles Goodnight: Cowman and Plainsman" (1936). His 1956 bid for governor included a pledge to use the Texas Rangers to defend school segregation.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 25 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18057
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Evetts Haley, Sr (5 Jul 1901–9 Oct 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18057, citing Moffat Cemetery, Moffat, Bell County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .