Texas Lawmen, 1900-1940: More of the Good and the Bad [NOOK Book]

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Lawlessness in Texas did not end with the close of the cowboy era. It just evolved, swapping horses and pistols for cars and semiautomatics. From Patrolman "Newt" Stewart, killed by a group of servicemen in February 1900, to Whitesboro chief of police William Thomas "Will" Miller, run down by a vehicle in the line of duty in 1940, Ron DeLord and Cliff Caldwell present a comprehensive chronicle of the brave--and some not so brave--peace officers who laid down their lives in the service of the State of Texas in the...
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Texas Lawmen, 1900-1940: More of the Good and the Bad

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Overview

Lawlessness in Texas did not end with the close of the cowboy era. It just evolved, swapping horses and pistols for cars and semiautomatics. From Patrolman "Newt" Stewart, killed by a group of servicemen in February 1900, to Whitesboro chief of police William Thomas "Will" Miller, run down by a vehicle in the line of duty in 1940, Ron DeLord and Cliff Caldwell present a comprehensive chronicle of the brave--and some not so brave--peace officers who laid down their lives in the service of the State of Texas in the first half of the twentieth century.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016014982
  • Publisher: The History Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/18/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 563,700
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Cliff Caldwell has continually cultivated his interest in western history since boyhood. After a stint in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and a successful thirty-five-year career working for several Fortune 500 corporations, Cliff is now retired and free to pursue his interests as a historian, writer and lecturer on a full-time basis. Cliff holds a bachelor's of science degree in business and is the author of several books and published works, including Texas Lawmen, 1835 1899: The Good and the Bad; Old West Tales; Good Men, Bad Men; Lawmen: Dead Right; The Lincoln County War; A Day's Ride from Here (vols. 1 and 2); John Simpson Chisum: The Cattle King of the Pecos Revisited; Guns of the Lincoln County War: Fort McKavett; and Tales of Menard County, as well as his most recent work, An Anthology of Old West Tales: The Selected Works of Clifford R. Caldwell. Cliff is recognized as an accomplished historian and researcher on the American West, having conducted extensive research on the Texas cattle trails, trail drivers and cattle kings. He is a member of Western Writers of America, Inc., the Texas State Historical Association, the Great Western Cattle Trail Association and the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. When not deeply involved in writing, Cliff volunteers some of his time doing research for the Peace Officers Memorial Foundation of Texas. Cliff and his wife, Ellen, live in the Hill Country of Texas, near Mountain Home.
Ron DeLord was a patrol officer for the Beaumont, Texas Police Department from 1969 to 1972. He served as a patrol officer and detective for the Mesquite, Texas Police Department from 1972 to 1977. In 1977, DeLord was one of the founders of the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas (CLEAT) and was elected its first president. After thirty years as president, he is currently serving as special counsel. He is a licensed Texas attorney and is a nationally recognized police labor official and author, who is known for his leadership style and visionary ideas.
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