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James Evetts Haley, Sr
Birth: Jul. 5, 1901
Belton
Bell County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 9, 1995
Midland
Midland County
Texas, USA

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. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Alva Haley (1864 - 1937)
  Julia Evetts Haley (1867 - 1943)
 
 Spouses:
  Nita Stewart Haley (1899 - 1958)
  Rosalind Elaine Kress Haley (1910 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Myrtle A Haley Hughes (1893 - 1966)*
  Burette Haley (1895 - 1896)*
  John Furman Haley (1897 - 1972)*
  James Evetts Haley (1901 - 1995)
  Alice Haley Porterfield (1903 - 1970)*
  Cora Mae Haley Harkins (1906 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Moffat Cemetery
Moffat
Bell County
Texas, USA
Plot: Boulder, Near Entrance
GPS (lat/lon): 31.066, -97.465
 
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Record added: Oct 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 18057
James Evetts Haley, Sr
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James Evetts Haley, Sr
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"I am just an old cowpuncher."
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