Uncovered Texas

Alvin


Snow, Sheriff Joe H.


(1872 - 1920) Born in West Columbia, Texas. Married; had one son. Served as justice of the peace, Precinct 2, 1900-1912. Was appointed deputy sheriff of Brazoria County in 1913; elected sheriff in 1918; reelected for an additional 2-year term. Was killed in line of duty after long horseback chase to arrest a suspected horse thief. A brave, conscientious officer, who sacrificed his life in his service to the public. Recorded, 1967

Angleton, Texas

Brazoria County

Year Erected: 1967

Marker Type: Grave Marker

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