1. Alfred Dell ‘Fred’ White was born on 21 Oct 1879 in Navarro CO, Texas. He died on 14 Mar 1962 in Brown CO, Texas. He was buried in Greenleaf Cemetery, Brown Ca, Texas.
Sheriff of Brown Co, Texas elected 11/2/1926
Fred WHITE was elected November 2, 1926, and served until January 1, 1929. Contributed by Patsy Johnson
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Escape in 1927
Carl Adams, a former deputy sheriff, recalled an escape made in 1927 by Dave Rutherford, charged with killing Santa Anna Constable Joe Griffin. Rutherford who was in a cell next to an outer wall of the jail sawed his way out one night. He was later recaptured and taken to the state penitentiary at Huntsville to serve out his time. (Jail Stories — website — Brown County Museum)
1880 US census - Navarro Co, Texas w/parents
1900 US census - Brown Co, Texas - Pct 7w/parents and siblings - lists as Alfred D
1910 US census -Brown Ca, Texas - Pct 7- w/spouse and 3 children lists as Alfred D
1920 US census -Brown Co, Texas - Brownwood Ward 4w/spouse and 3 children lists as Fred
1930 US census -Brown Co, Texas - Brownwood w/spouse
WWI draft records - Brown CO, Texas - lists occupation as Deputy Police
December 1926— WA. Burney, Chiropractor of Brown Co. was kidnapped.
November 10, 1927— Bangs State Bank was robbed by three masked men.
1928 — Walter Timmons, Chief Deputy located a stash of homebrew.
1929— Grand Jury reported no evidence of abuse of prescription law could be found. The
Jury reported that sixteen (16) doctors wrote seven hundred forty-five (745) whiskey
prescriptions during 1928.
1929— Quoted by District Judge E. J. Miller— “More than half the bank robberies this year in Texas were committed in Brown County.”
Alfred married Leona M Cross on 21 Jan 1902 in Brown Co, Texas. Leona was born on 22 Dec
1880. She died on 22 Mar 1969 in Brown CO, Texas. She was buried in Greenleaf Cemetery,
Brown Co, Texas.
They had the following children:
2M i. Riley White was born in 1904 in Brown Co, Texas.
3F ii. Velma White was born about 1906 in Brown Co, Texas.
4F iii. Lela L White was born about 1909 in Brown Co, Texas.