Matthew Duncan Ector Historical Marker is Located at Memorial Garden On Service Road East Highway 80, east of Newell Road, in front of Memorial Gardens.

top of Historical Marker

Mr Ector himself  

"Ector County"; Organized January 19, 1891, named in honor of 'Matthew Duncan Ector', member of the Texas Legislature, A Confederate Officer, and Outstanding Jurist.

Odessa is the County Seat.

This Historical Marker created in 1936, Texas Highway Department; located
East Of Newell Road on Service Road South Of Memorial Gardens on Highway



front of Historical Marker
First location in  1936, was 1919 East Second Street, just west of Grandview Avenue.

Matthew Duncan Ector, Photo courtesy: Alto'n Rayanne Cain
Ft Walton Beach, Florida.
Other Photographs courtesy: Howell Engineering.
Odessa, Texas

More data at the Unveiling on Ector County   Court House lawn web page.

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Updated: 02/08/2003