Turbeville, Sam B. - Cooper, Delta County, Texas
Address: Oaklawn Cemetery
Directions: on FM 1529 and Sherman Rd.
Marker #: 5119006949
Year Dedicated: 1968
Size, type: 16 x 12"
Last reported condition: missing
Turbeville, Sam B. - (July 4, 1856 - July 8, 1925) Born in Mississippi. He and his wife, former Saluda Chapman, came to Lamar County, Texas 1879. Moved to Delta County in 1884. His occupation was farming. Elected Delta County Sheriff in special contested election May 1, 1897. Served 3 additional terms. During service, counseled young people and enforced prohibition. After retirement from office of sheriff, he was appointed U.S. Marshall for Eastern District of Texas.
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