Betty Saenz CenTX REALTOR®
Parks and Recreation - City of Round Rock
As the Pioneers were returning to Texas, another event in the Republic's history was unfolding. While the Santa Fé Expedition began at Kenney Fort, the Archives War would end there. Statue of Angelina Eberly in downtown Austin. Mrs. Eberly fired a cannon to alert the city that President Houston had seized the Texas Archives.
SCOTT COOLEY - an orphan adopted by rancher Tim Williamson, he later joined Texas Rangers and became well respected lawman, feared due to his relentless pursuit of outlaws. In 1875, Williamson was falsely arrested and killed by lynch mob while under protection of a local deputy. In revenge, Cooley rode up to and shot, then scalped the deputy - event marked the beginning of what would be called the "Hoodoo War" of Mason County. Rangers protected Cooley who later disappeared into history.
On October 01, 2013, Derek Prestridge was promoted to the Ranger Division. Derek will be the Lieutenant over the newly created "Endangered Child Investigation Unit." Derek comes to us from the Education, Training and Research Division. He began his career with DPS on December 6, 1994.
Texas Ranger Wende Wakeman: From crime scenes to career day. A well respected Texas Ranger from Company A demonstrates the procedures for collecting DNA samples from suspects to a group of Coldspring-Oakhurst Consolidated ISD seventh grade students at the Lincoln Junior High career day. A reminder that you can grow up to be whatever you put your heart and soul into.
Learn About the History or Rangers Past and Present
2003 - They Call Me Ranger Ray: From the UT Tower Sniper to Corruption in South Texas - Texas Ranger Ramiro "Ray" Martinez, born in 1937 near Rotan, Kent Co, Texas, is the former Austin Police Department officer that accompanied Officer Houston McCoy when McCoy shot and killed sniper Charles Whitman at the University of Texas at Austin on August 1, 1966. Ramiro Martinez became a narcotics investigator, a Texas Ranger, and a Justice of the Peace in New Braunfels, Texas.
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Samuel Hamilton Walker (1817-1847) was a prominent Texas Ranger and served in several armed conflicts, including the American Indian Wars and the Mexican-American wars. Along with Samuel Colt, Walker was the inventor of the famous Walker Colt (or Colt Walker) revolver. He was killed during the Battle of Huamantla during the Mexican-American War. He was 30 years old.
TEXAS JOHN SLAUGHTER — How fitting that the 1887 Winchester pump shotgun was created the same year that Texas John Slaughter became Cochise County sheriff. He handsomely wields that scattergun in this photograph, while he also packs his pearl-handled Colt Peacemaker. His Arizona peers called him Texas John because of his years working as a Texas Ranger.