Details for Captain Will Wright (Atlas Number 5493000706)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5493000706

Data

Marker Number 706
Atlas Number 5493000706
Marker Title Captain Will Wright
Index Entry Wright, Captain Will
Address B and 3rd Street
City Floresville
County Wilson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 581971
UTM Northing 3223001
Subject Codes sheriffs; rangers
Marker Year 1967
Designations
Marker Location Near intersection B and 3rd Streets on courthouse square, Floresville. In front of old jail.
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text (1868-1942) Founding officer, Co. D, Texas Rangers. Had uncles, brother, sons in Rangers and Border Patrol. Wilson County deputy sheriff, 1896-1900; sheriff, 1902-1917. While in office reared his family in the jailer's quarters. Always was armed. A stern leader, but gentlemanly and kind. (1967)