Constable Dallas Hodges

Constable Dallas Hodges

Grayson County Constable's Office - Precinct 7, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, May 5, 1881

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Dallas Hodges

Constable Dallas Hodges was shot and killed while attempting to question two men. Constable Hodges had stopped the men and shown them his badge when they opened fire on him. Two months later the two suspects shot and killed Deputy Reuben Coleman, of the Grayson County Sheriff's Department, as he attempted to arrest them for Constable Hodges' murder.

One of the suspects was subsequently murdered by another outlaw.

Constable Hodges had been with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his wife and nine children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Murdered

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Constable Dallas Hodges was my great grandfather. My grandfather is Thomas Jefferson Hodges. We always heard that he was gunned down and murdered. Great page and touching tributes. God bless my great grandfather, Dallas Hodges.

Janet Beckham
Great granddaughter

December 15, 2017

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