Sergeant Clarence R. Nordyke

Sergeant Clarence R. Nordyke

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Rangers, Texas

End of Watch Monday, July 18, 1955

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Clarence R. Nordyke

Sergeant Clarence Nordyke was killed when his car struck a bridge on Texas Highway 67 near Mertzon during a heavy rain storm at 7:15 a.m.

Sergeant Nordyke had served with the Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Rangers for 13 years and previously served as the Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff at the Callahan County Sheriff's Office. He was survived by his wife, son, and brother.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving, vehicle crash, weather

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My Grandfather a man of mankind. You can tell of his pictures. I only knew of him of 3 years but I remember Him. And all the Rangers of Company B. I am 72 years old and live in Austin, Texas. I often visit his place of Death going to a trial. And of course going to Ranger Company B Station.

Rolfe Nordyke

April 21, 2024

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