The Fall of the Duke of Duval

Recounts the tax evasion trial of a powerful Texan

The Fall of the Duke of Duval

The Fall of the Duke of Duval

Recounts the tax evasion trial of a powerful Texan

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The Fall of the Duke of Duval
Language: en
Pages: 351
Authors: John E. Clark, George Berham Parr
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher:

Recounts the tax evasion trial of a powerful Texan
Dukes of Duval County
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Anthony R. Carrozza
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-02 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

The notorious Parr family manipulated local politics in South Texas for decades. Archie Parr, his son George, and his grandson Archer relied on violence and corruption to deliver the votes that propelled their chosen candidates to office. The influence of the Parr political machine peaked during the 1948 senatorial primary,
Lone Star Lawmen
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Robert M. Utley
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-03-05 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Written by a respected Western historian, here is the definitive account of the Texas Rangers, a vivid portrait of these legendary peace officers and their role in a changing West.
Time of the Rangers
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Mike Cox
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-18 - Publisher: Forge Books

The second installment of a no-holds-barred look at the history of the famed Texas Rangers from western author Mike Cox Following up on his magnificent history of the 19th century Texas Rangers, Mike Cox now takes us from 1900 through the present. From horseback to helicopters, from the frontier cattle
Border Boss
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: J. Gilberto Quezada
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-05 - Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

The author explores one of the great "bosses" of Zapata County in Southern Texas, illuminating the influence of Tejano culture in this region of the country.