George W. Littlefield

Died aged c. 78

George Washington Littlefield (June 21, 1842 – November 10, 1920) was a Confederate Army officer, cattleman, banker, and regent of the University of Texas. Born in Mississippi, Littlefield moved to Texas with his family when he was a boy.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Sir Hiram Maxim's Flying Machine. Opened in August 1904, Sir Hiram Maxim's Flying Machine is the only surviving captive flying machine ride in the world and is Pleasure Beach's oldest ride. A steel pole, 62 feet high, supports 10 arms from which hang carriages, creating an illusion of flying. Designed by Sir Hiram Maxim to raise money for his attempts to be the first man to fly the measured mile.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Blackpool, United Kingdom where they was

Texas Historical Marker #16065

In Memory of George W. Littlefield. In Memory of George W. Littlefield, a pioneer plainsman, solider and state benefactor. Founder and developer of Yellow House Ranch and the city of Littlefield. Born June 20, 1842. Died November 10, 1920. #16065

?, Littlefield, TX, United States where they was