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Capt. JOHN MILTON McCOY

28 September 2019

Capt. John Milton McCoy (1838-1922), first city attorney of Dallas, son of Lewis and Rebecca (Hester) McCoy, was born on a farm near Sellersburg, Indiana, on August 29, 1835. His parents were devout Baptists. He received the B.A., M.A., and LL.D. degrees from Indiana University in Bloomington. After the death of his first wife, Laura […]