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Saturday, February 11, 2012

1918 :: Death of Captain John B. Wolf

Cameron, Texas. Feb. 10 . -- Captain John B. Wolf, an old resident of Milam County, died Friday night. He was born in Arkansas in 1840; enlisted in the Confederate Army in 1861 as a private and served four years, coming out as Captain. In 1869 he moved to Milam County and had lived here ever since. In 1878 he was elected Sheriff and Tax Collector. When these two offices were separated he was elected Tax Collector, and held this office for more than twenty years. He was one of the founders of the old Knights of Honor in Texas and for years was a grand officer. He was also a prominent Mason. He leaves a wife and seven children, all of whom were with him at the last, except one son. Dallas Morning News, February 11, 1918.

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