Lieut Albert King Daniel

Lieut Albert King Daniel

Birth
Houston County, Texas, USA
Death 14 Nov 1963 (aged 56)
Houston County, Texas, USA
Burial Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 49976774 · View Source
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Albert King Daniel, 56-year-old native of Houston County and known affectionately to his many friends as "Slow", died Thursday, Nov. 14, in a local nursing home following a lengthy illness. Mr. Daniel was a graduate of the University of TX and was a member of the TX State Bar Association. He had his own civil law practice in Crockett from 1932 to 1942. He served as state representative from Houston County for four terms, and during the administration of Governor James Allred he served as state tax collector, an office which has since been abolished. Mr. Daniel also served Houston County for 10 years as County judge. During World War II, Mr. Daniel was a trial judge advocate and in this capacity the investigated and prepared for trial some 7,000 special and general court martial cases and acted as trial judge advocate for these same cases. This tour of duty continued for 18 months while he was assigned to the 10th Reinforcement Dept, Litchfield, England. He also acted as a war crimes investigator with the 15th and 17th Armies in Europe. A lifelong member of the First Methodist Church of Crockett, Mr. Daniel was born on July 5, 1907, in Houston County. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Ruth King Daniel of Crockett; two sisters, Mrs. Faye Oatman of Austin and Mrs. M. D. Hardy of Liberty; and two brothers, I. A. Daniel of Deer Park and Morris S. Daniel of LaMarque. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, from the Callaway Memorial Chapel with the Rev. E. Jewel Strong, Methodist minister of Crockett, officiating. Interment was in the Glenwood Cemetery, and pallbearers were Bob Overstreet, Dan Julian, Neal Clements, Phil Nix, Alf Roark, and T. D. Craddock.

Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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  • Created by: Tom Streetman
  • Added: 20 Mar 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 49976774
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Albert King Daniel (5 Jul 1907–14 Nov 1963), Find a Grave Memorial no. 49976774, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Tom Streetman (contributor 47063251) .