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William Jeff Maltby

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Baird, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 18' 2.76027000012", -99° 23' 13.60115999988"
    Texas State
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    (December 7, 1829 - June 27, 1908) A native of Illinois, William Jeff Maltby gained fame as a frontiersman, veteran of the Mexican War and American Civil War and Texas Ranger. Maltby began his Texas exploits about 1850, building frontier forts for the U. S. Army. He retired to Callahan County in 1878 and developed a nursery that earned him national recognition as a fine horticulturist. Maltby co-authored a partial autobiography, published in 1906, called Captain Jeff. Recorded - 1992.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

William Jeff Maltby Historical Marker Location Map, Baird, Texas

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