Details for Homer Robert Henderson (Atlas Number 5135002543)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5135002543


Marker Number 2543
Atlas Number 5135002543
Marker Title Homer Robert Henderson
Index Entry Henderson, Homer Robert
City Odessa
County Ector
UTM Zone 13
UTM Easting 755559
UTM Northing 3530536
Subject Codes sheriffs; law enforcement; rangers
Marker Year 1967
Marker Location In Mausoleum of Sunset Memorial Gardens along HI 20, East of loop 338, Odessa.
Marker Size grave marker
Marker Text Texas Ranger; deputy sheriff; county commissioner in Ector and (later) in Crane County. Born in Wilson County; one of 12 children of Robert and Mary Elizabeth (O'Neal) Henderson. Came to Odessa as member of company a, Texas Rangers, under command of Capt. J. A. Brooks, in 1906. This was in period when Rangers kept the peace during citizen's filing of land claims. Married Annie Henderson here, October 8, 1908. Ranched in area.