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Subject: Re: Who Shot a Sheriff? 1910 - 1911
Author: susanartmeyer
Date: Sunday, January 22, 2017
Classification: Query
Surnames: S Meyer

He died in 1901 Morris, and was buried in Karnes TX. Gregorio Cortez shot W.T. Morris. The apparent misunderstandings that led to the killing, and the extended pursuit, capture. It seems the deputy didn't translate very well.