Museum the New Llano Colony

William F. "Dub" Killian

Birth: Born in Texas, around 1913  

Family Information: Son of Edna and William F. Killian.

Brother of Cletus and Marguerite Killian.


Pre-Colony History:  

Home in Colony: In March 1929 the Jernberg family moved out to the old Phillips place (at the Anacoco sawmill) and the Killian family took the house they'd been living in.  

Job in Colony:  

Other Info: In June 1931 led the colony baseball team to victory against Alco; he pitched the entire game, allowing only six hits, three of which were of the "scratch" variety and issuing no bases on balls.

He played catcher during a game in August 1931 at Alco -- the "Llano Nine" for that game consisted of Red Richey at pitcher, Dub Killian at catcher, Leon Caves at first base, Carl Van Buskirk at second, Bill Beavers at third, "Tip" Allred at shortstop, Doc Reynolds at left field, Milton Maki at center field and Clarence Shutt in right field. The boys declared it was a rotten game.  

Post-Colony History:  


Sources: US Census: 1930; Llano Colonist: March 2, 1929, June 13, 1931, August 15, 1931; Photo Archives  


(L to R) Bennie Wade Hewitt, John Daugherty, John Alred, (Dub) Killian, Cletus Killian.

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