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William A. Welch, Judge, 1881, Choctaw Nation

http://okgenweb.net/lawmen/lawmenw.htm

Would Judge Welch have been an enrolled Choctaw, and does anyone have any information about him?

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Also, same questions about / for W.A. Welch, Ranger, 1899, Choctaw Nation. What was a Ranger?

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Hello Martha:

I am no expert on this, but I think the term "Ranger" comes from the early Texas legislature's bill which established a number of "Ranging Companies" to patrol and keep the Comanche in check. Originally, they went where they were needed rather than be tied to a particular place. Any member of these companies were called "Rangers."
 
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Thank you, Dr. Rigsby.
 
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Such a good information. Nice work.Very useful for us.
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William A. Welch

He was an American engineer and environmentalist who would have a major impact on the state and national park systems of the United States.
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I actually got the same question. Glad this thread is still up.

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William A. Welch, Judge, 1881, Choctaw Nation

He finished civil engineering from Colorado College in 1882 and a master's degree from the University of Virginia in 1886. He assembled the first iron steamship to be built in Alaska.

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