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Reagan County Constable George Hays, d. 12 Nov 1926

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Reagan County Constable George Hays, d. 12 Nov 1926

Posted: 15 Feb 2007 11:51PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hays, Coats, Beam
I am a volunteer researcher for the Texas Peace Officers Memorial. On 12 Nov 1926 Reagan County Constable George HAYS, 45, ejected Billie COATS, 34, from a dance at Best. COATS returned and shot HAYS and Miss Alva BEAM, 19, to death. COATS escaped. HAYS was reported to have been survived by his wife and son, Ray. HAYS was reported to have worked for 20 years as general manager at West Texas ranches of J. D. SUGG. I am searching for any surviving family, HAYS' place of burial, date of birth, and any disposition as to whether COATS was captured or prosecuted.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
RonDeLord 16 Feb 2007 6:51AM GMT 
msby1 18 Feb 2007 8:32PM GMT 
RonDeLord 19 Feb 2007 5:14PM GMT 
lemcker 28 Nov 2007 3:00AM GMT 
RonDeLord 28 Nov 2007 5:23AM GMT 
wb5hvh 2 Sep 2013 10:24PM GMT 
Jeff Garner 2 Dec 2013 3:43PM GMT 
wb5hvh 2 Dec 2013 4:47PM GMT 
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