S. J. Speight Sabine Parish, Louisiana

S. J. Speight, member of the Police Jury from Ward Two, was born in Sabine parish, Sept. 23, 1864, and was reared on a farm. In 1888 he went to school two sessions of ten month's each at Fort Jesup to Prof, T. B. Hardin, which embraces his schooling.

On September 18, 1890, he was married to Miss Emma Lewis of San Patricio, west of the present town of Noble, and to them seven children, five girls and two boys, were born, of whom four girls and one boy are living. Mrs. Speight died in 1903. In 1900 Mr. Speight was elected justice of the peace of Ward Two, and declined to run again.

In 1912 he was elected Police Juror for his ward. Mr. Speight is a successful farmer, a good citizen and is loyal to the best interests of his parish.

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Source: History of Sabine Parish, Louisiana, by John G. Belisle, Sabine Banner Press, 1913.

 

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