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  • Charles Goodnight (cattle rancher) ["father of the Texas Panhandle"] (1836 - 1929)
    an additional source: And most recent.. movie "Lonesome Dove" depicted his life.Charles Goodnight, Jr. was born in 1836 on the farm now owned by Willis Wolf, Jr. He grew up with three other siblings an...
  • Harold Dow Bugbee (1900 - 1963)
    Dow Bugbee (August 15, 1900 – March 27, 1963) was an American Western artist, illustrator, painter, and curator of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas. Bugbee sought with considerab...
  • Mac Thornberry, U.S. Congress
    McClellan (Mac) Thornberry , a Representative from Texas; born in Clarendon, Donley County, Tex., July 15, 1958; graduated from Clarendon High School, Clarendon, Tex., 1976; B.A., Texas Tech University...
  • William Lamonte Lewis (1833 - 1920)

Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Donley County, Texas.

Donley County was established in 1876 from land given by the Bexar District. It is named for Stockton P. Donley, justice of the state supreme court.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Communities

  • Clarendon (County Seat)
  • Hedley
  • Howardwick
  • Lelia Lake



Donley County Courthouse & Jail

Saint's Roost Museum

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