Craddock, Tom 1971-08-09

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Tom Craddock, son of an early sheriff of Baylor County, recalls early judges and lawyers in the county. A few specific incidents are related.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Tom Craddock

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Date: August 9, 1971

Location: Seymour, Texas

Interviewer: Joe Gibson

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Judge Carter Taylor characterized, Judges S. I. Newton, Nat G. Mitchell, T. J. North, and Bert King recalled, Discusses Judge J. H. Wood's resignation, District Judges Jo A. P. Dickson and J. H. Milam in election contest--1916, District Judge I. O. Newton recalled, Judge Lacy Dalton remembered, Mentions judges J. H. Glasgow, D. F. Goss, J. T. Montgomery, States personal explanation for lack of death penalty, S. Burk Burnett--Harley Sears incident examined, Cites citizen posse's penalty on Negro murderer of Sheriff W. L. Ellis, Justification of legal opinions given, Various judges and lawyers mentioned

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1916-1971

Bulk Dates: 1916-1971

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