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Lawmen
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Outlaws

Frank Smith - Sheriff - took office 21-aug-1901
Newspaper article Frank E. Smith To Be New Sheriff
Photos of Frank and his wife Emma

Geo. Beck - Deputy Sheriff

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House where sheriff Casey and Deputy Beck were killed

The house five miles west of Anadarko where Sheriff Frank Smith
and Deputy Geo. Beck were killed Jan 1902 by the Casey gang.

articles about the murder
The Caddo County Times  and
Andarko Tribune

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tombstone photo of Frank Smith

Tombstone of Frank Smith

Photo of tombstone of Bert Casey who killed Sheriff Smith.

James A. Thompson - Sheriff - Appointed 27 Feb 1902
James Thompson - Sheriff - took office 05 Jan 1903
James S. Thompson - Sheriff - took office 04 Jan 1904
marriage announcment
removed from office due to missing funds in the amount of $4920.86.
William S. Plum was appointed Sheriff.
William Plum became Anadarko's first mayor. He later went to jail for embezzling money from Anadarko

arrest of former Sheriff Thompson
1908 Caddo County Democrat news article

James C. Bourland Deputy Sheriff 1906 shootout with Fred Hudson
obit and news articles
Tyre Baker - Sheriff - took office 06 Jan 1908
J. A. Blankenship - Sheriff - took office 02 Jan 1911 and 06 Jan 1913
John Cochran - Sheriff - took office 04-jan-1915 and 01-jan-1917
Joshua Cox - Sheriff - took office 06 Jan 1919, 03 Jan 1921
George Nixon - Sheriff - took office 02 Jan 1923, 05 Jan 1925, 06 Jan 1927
Alonzo Hayes - Sheriff - took office 07 Jan 1929, 05 Jan 1931
Elmer Finley - Sheriff - took office 03 Jan 1933, 07 Jan 1935, 04 Jan 1937
Joe Harp - Sheriff - took office 04 Jan 1939, 06 Jan 1941, 04 Jan 1943
F. V. Yount - Sheriff - took office 02 Jan 1945
Ty Yount - Sheriff - took office 06 Jan 1947, 05 Jan 1949
Eldon Boyer - Sheriff - took office 02-jan-1951 05-jan-1953
Ray Larison 0- Sheriff - took office 3-jan-1955 and 07-jan-1957
Speck Moorehead - Sheriff - took office 05-jan-1959 03-jan-1961
Elmo Patterson - Sheriff - took office 07-jan-1963 04-jan-1965 03-jan-1967 06-jan-1969
T.L. Stuart - Sheriff - took office 04-jan-1971 02-jan-1973 06-jan-1975
Troy Massey - Sheriff - took office 03-jan-1977
Walter Brown - Sheriff - took office 02-jan-1979
Ron Taylor - Sheriff - took office 05-jan-1981 03-jan-1983
Butch Hamilton - Sheriff - took office -jan-1985 05-jan-1987

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