Roaring Springs, Texas
Lambert M. SurhoneISBN: 978-6-1319-4151-1;
Roaring Springs is a town in Motley County, Texas, United States. The population was 265 at the 2000 census. The town was laid out in 1912, anticipating service of the Quanah, Acme and Pacific Railway, and named in 1913, when the railroad began operations. Verlon Dale Bigham (April 26, 1916–January 8, 2010), a Lubbock businessman, owned the Bigham IX Ranch located near his birthplace in Roaring Springs. His holdings included Anderson Bigham Sheet Metal, which he founded and operated from 1939–1989, and Bigham Brothers Manufacturing, established in 1960 with his late brother, Croft Bigham. He was a past president of the Lubbock and the Red Raider clubs, a former board member of First United Methodist Church in Lubbock, a past director of the Lubbock National Bank, and a member of the Masonic lodge.
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