Ranger H. A. White

Ranger H. A. White

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Rangers, Texas

End of Watch Friday, December 8, 1961

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H. A. White

Ranger H.A. White and Polygraph Operator Oscar Brett were killed when the patrol car they were in was struck by a train while en route to a murder investigation.

The crash occurred at the railroad crossing on FM 1464 at Highway 59 (modern-day Route Alternate 90) in Fort Bend County.

Ranger White was a WWII veteran and had served with the Texas Rangers for five years.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Granddad,
You are missed and loved very much. I wish I could have met you and I know Dad carries you in his heart. When I was born, Dad used your initials H. A. to give me the name Heather Angela. When I made the choice to become a police officer, it was with you and Dad in mind. My name plate on patrol was inscribed H. A. White. I wish you could see the kind of man your son became. My older brother, Rick and I are police officers, carrying on our family's tradition of Texas Law Enforcement. I have a son and two daughters now. My son, Connor, is Dad's constant companion. Connor wants to be a Marine when he grows up, like you and Dad were.

I love you, see you soon.

Sgt. Heather A. Clark
Graddaughter to Ranger White

May 21, 2013

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