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Biographical sketch of the life of Sam Houston

William Lewis

Biographical sketch of the life of Sam Houston

by William Lewis

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Published by Herald steam printing house in Dallas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF390 .H8549
    The Physical Object
    Pagination92 p.
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25578475M
    LC Control Number11021043

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    Sam Houston () A sometimes volatile and often contradictory man, Sam Houston played a crucial role in the founding of Texas. Houston was born into a military family in Virginia in The scrapbook, compiled by Thomas Samuel Sam Partlow while in serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, documents his military experiences in Europe primarily through black-and white-photographs, along with details of Partlow's military service and newspaper clippings concerning Nazi concentration camps, all dating , , with the bulk dating


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The Life of Sam Houston. The hunter, patriot, and statesman of Texas Charles Edwards Lester: Life and achievements of Sam Houston: Hero and Statesman J.B.

Alden New York, NY William Lewis: Biographical Sketch of the Life of Sam Houston Herald. Sam Houston was a 19th century politician who played a key role in the creation of the state of Texas. This biography of Sam Houston provides detailed information about his childhood, life.

Sam Houston (March 2, –J ) was an American frontiersman, soldier, and politician. As commander of the forces fighting for Texas’ independence, he routed the Mexican troops at the Battle of San Jacinto, which essentially won the his long career, he was a successful and effective statesman, serving as congressman and governor of Tennessee and the first.

Sam Houston, U.S. lawyer and politician, a leader in the Texas Revolution (–36). He later served as president (–38; –44) of the Republic of Texas and was influential in Texas becoming a U.S.

state in The city of Houston is named in his honor. Sam Houston () was a lawyer, congressman and senator from Tennessee. After moving to Texas inhe joined the conflict between.

Statesman Samuel Houston was a key political figure in the creation of the state of Texas. He was elected the first president of the Republic of Texas in   Sam, the American Renaissance man.

Up close, personal. A history that reads like an adventure story. Because his life WAS an adventure story. So well crafted that we feel we know him intimately even though the writer delivers his story with absolute accuracy and historical facts devoid of sentimentality, he illustrates this complicated and remarkable man in a way that we feel we know him Reviews: Portraits from life of Sam Houston are extremely rare, only two full-length portraits of him are known to exist.

This unpublished photograph was taken in orwhen Houston was a United States Senator. Book/Printed Material Biographical sketch of the life of Sam Houston. Contact us: [email protected] Gallery One D Street Marysville, CA Brian Shul Biographical Sketch. This was a fantastic biography of a fascinating man.

Marquis James is a good writer and definitely put his personality in the writing, but Sam Houston was indeed the star of the book. Houston had so many different phases in his life, and each phase was lived to the fullest. There was never a dull moment in this book/5(37). Sam Houston was one of the most colorful and legendary figures of American history.

During his life he held an astonishing range of high positions: governor of two states (Tennessee and Texas), congressman (Tennessee), senator (Texas), and president of the Republic of Texas for most of its period of independence. He was an ardent expansionist who helped to make "manifest destiny" a reality.

[Sam Houston, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the right] Summary President of Texas,; Democratic Senator from Texas, Contributor Names Brady, Mathew B., approximately Created / Published. Judge McCaig is a graduate of Waller High School, Sam Houston State University and South Texas College of Law.

He and his wife, Kitty, have been married since J They have two children, Amanda and Donald, both honors graduates of Waller High School and now making their own way in life. General. President. Senator. Governor. Legend. Sam Houston () stood at the center of Texas history for 25 years.

From the Battle of San Jacinto to Texas annexation to the Civil War, he stamped his larger-than-life personality on momentous events and set the style for what it is to be a Texan.

Printed on antique-look parchment, this portrait and informative biographical sketch is. Samuel Houston (March 2, – J ) was an American soldier and politician.

An important leader of the Texas Revolution, Houston served as the first and third president of the Republic of Texas, and was one of the first two individuals to represent Texas in the United States Senate. He also served as the sixth governor of Tennessee and the seventh governor of Texas, the only.

Sam Houston "The Raven" () One of the most colorful and controversial figures in Texas history, Sam Houston was born in Virginia on March 2, He spent much of his youth, however, in the mountains of Tennessee.

There, young Houston became acquainted with the Cherokee Indians, and he spent much time with them, an activity which he. The Writings of Sam Houston, 8 vols.

Austin: University of Texas Press, Williams, John Hoyt. Sam Houston: A Biography of the Father of Texas. The Andy Kyle World War II collection, datingundated, bulkconsists of black-and-white photographs of and cartoons drawn by Andrew James (Andy) Kyle IV, contained primarily within seven World War II-era books that he owned.

The cartoons are self-portraits drawn on the inside front covers of four of the books published between anddepicting Kyle during his World War.

Photo: Facebook/Sam Houston The story and Sam Houston and his wife Margaret doesn’t end here. In fact, there is a recent movie dedicated to the life of Sam Houston: “Sam Houston: American Statesman, Soldier, and Pioneer,” written by Houston biographer James L.

Haley and directed by Denton Florian. The movie covers Sam’s life from birth all the way through his death. Charles Nutter Smith was a schoolteacher and attorney in Liberty County, Texas, and served as Liberty County judge from to The Charles Nutter Smith papers consist of legal documents, financial documents and ledgers, a journal, correspondence, manuscripts, genealogical material, clippings, a photograph (reproduction), and artifacts pertaining to Smith's life, his business and land.The Kemp Biographical Sketches.

These biographical sketches are the product of a life-long devotion to Texas history by Louis Wiltz Kemp. In compiling them, he referenced many sources, including boundary and donation certificates, comptrollers military service records, headright certificates, county deed and probate records, and oral compilations by descendants of veterans.Published sinceBiographical Memoirs provide the life histories and selected bibliographies of deceased National Academy of Sciences members.

Colleagues familiar with the subject's work write these memoirs and as such, the series provides a biographical history of science in America.