Colorful historian, orator, and journalist. Born on nearby ranch, son of Alex and Martha (Page) Dugat. Earned law degree. Worked on seven Texas newspapers; edited "Cotton Ginners Journal". Wrote biography of post-Civil War editor-orator Henry W. Grady.
World War I veteran, Methodist, Mason; member, Sons of American Revolution, Lions. Collected rare books, newspapers, artifacts. In 1958 organized and chaired Bee County Historical Commission. Recorded - 1972