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By Chuck Parsons,Robert K. DeArment

Captain John R. Hughes, Lone celebrity Ranger is the 1st complete and whole sleek biography of a guy who served as a Texas Ranger from 1887 until eventually early 1915. He got here to the eye of the Rangers after doggedly trailing horse thieves for almost a 12 months and improving his stolen inventory. After supporting Ranger Ira Aten music down one other fugitive from justice, Hughes then joined corporation D of the Texas Rangers on Aten’s advice, aspiring to remain for only a number of months; he remained in the provider for almost thirty years. while Sgt. Charles Fusselman used to be killed via bandits, Hughes took his position. while Captain Frank Jones was once killed through bandits in 1893, Hughes used to be named captain of corporation D. As captain, Hughes and his males searched the border and pointed out every bandit interested by the killing of Jones. all of them bought justice. towards the tip of his occupation Hughes grew to become a senior captain established in Austin, and in 1915, having served as a captain and ranger longer than the other guy, he retired from the strength. His later years have been satisfied ones, with touring and vacationing acquaintances and family members. He turned a Texas icon and nationwide superstar, receiving extra awards and honors than the other Texas Ranger, earlier than or due to the fact that. because of Chuck Parsons’s wide examine, we now comprehend extra approximately Hughes than ever ahead of. This biography of 1 of the “Four nice Captains” sheds gentle on his lifestyles ahead of changing into a Texas Ranger and on his love curiosity, even though he by no means married. From becoming a member of corporation D in 1887 till retirement, Hughes served the nation truthfully and proudly, incomes the consideration of all he met. Zane gray devoted his preferred novel, The Lone megastar Ranger, to Hughes and his Rangers.

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