Col. Clinton McKamey Winkler
Historical Marker
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas


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Col. Clinton McKamey Winkler
(Oct 19, 1821 - May 13, 1882)

(October 19, 1821--May 13, 1882) Eminent judge, for whom a Texas county was named. Born in North Carolina. Settled in 1840 in the Republic of Texas. Admitted to the Bar (1843), he served 1847-49 in 2nd Texas Legislature. Raising 150 men for Hood's Brigade, he served four years in Confederate army; was wounded at Gettysburg. He was elected to 13th Texas Legislature. At creation of Texas Court of Appeals, he was one of three original justices. Married twice, he had eight children. Recorded 1971

Location: Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX

 

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