Memories by Bill Cumbie

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Interview with Bill Cumbie in Burleson, Texas- February 28, 2020

Were you born in Midland?

Bill was born in Memphis, Texas. He moved to Midland when he was a small child and life began full speed ahead. His Dad owned a trucking company on Garden City Highway and farmed and ranched as long as he can remember. So cattle, cotton and oil were all familiar to he and Bill Countiss. 

The book, “What’s in the Water in Midland, TX”,  is important because Midland didn’t seem to be on the map until Wahoo McDaniel became famous.  All of a sudden everyone started talking about Midland. 

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