Izard County
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Melbourne, Arkansas
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03/04/2014

ANOTHER FATHER AND SON SERVED AS IZARD COUNTY SHERIFF

 

R.L LANDERS

ROLL LANDERS

The Izard County Sheriffs Photo Gallery grew by two more pictures this past week. Mrs. Helen Perryman of Calico Rock provided pictures of R.L. Landers and Roll Landers, another father and son team who served as sheriff of Izard County. R. L. Landers served has sheriff from 1869 thru 1872, 1879 thru 1882, and 1887 thru 1890, for a total of twelve years. His son, Roll Landers served from 1921 thru 1924 and then again for four months as an appointee to serve out the remaining time of R. J. Estes who died in office. Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that R.J. Estes while serving as sheriff was elected to serve another term although he passed away just before the election.  Sheriff Lawrence expressed his appreciation to Mrs. Perryman and all the others who have provided pictures of past Izard County Sheriffs. Also thanks to Bonnie Wyatt for getting pictures to the sheriff’s office.

 

News Release, For Immediate Release, March 3, 2104, POC: Sheriff Lawrence, 870 368 4203,

 

 

Picture of Sheriffs R.L. Landers and G.R. (Roll) Landers provided

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