Sam Houston

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Sam Houston
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Sam Houston circa 1850
7t Govrenor o Texas
In office
December 31, 1859[1] – Mairch 28, 1861
LieutenantEdward Clark
Precedit biHardin Richard Runnels
Succeedit biEdward Clark
Unitit States Senator
frae Texas
In office
Februar 26, 1846 – Mairch 5, 1859
Precedit biNone
Succeedit biJohn Hemphill
1st an 3rd Preses o Texas
In office
December 21, 1841 – December 9, 1844
Vice PresesEdward Burleson
Precedit biMirabeau B. Lamar
Succeedit biAnson Jones
In office
October 22, 1836 – December 10, 1838
Vice PresesMirabeau B. Lamar
Precedit biDavid G. Burnet (ad interim)
Succeedit biMirabeau B. Lamar
7t Govrenor o Tennessee
In office
October 1, 1827 – Aprile 16, 1829
LieutenantWilliam Hall
Precedit biWilliam Carroll
Succeedit biWilliam Hall
Member o the U.S. Hoose o Representatives
frae Tennessee's 7t destrict
In office
Mairch 4, 1823 – Mairch 4, 1827
Precedit biNone (destrict creatit)
Succeedit biJohn Bell
Personal details
BornSamuel Houston
2 Mairch 1793(1793-03-02)
Rockbridge Coonty, Virginie, U.S.
Dee'd26 Julie 1863(1863-07-26) (aged 70)
Huntsville, Texas, C.S.
Restin placeOakwood Cemetery
Huntsville, Texas, U.S.
Poleetical pairtyDemocratic
Knae-Nothing
Independent
ReligionBaptist
(umwhile Roman Catholic)
Signatur
Militar service
Allegiance Unitit States
 Texas
Service/branchUnitit States Airmy
Airmy o the Republic o Texas
Years o serviceU.S. Airmy: 1813–18
Texian Army: 1835–36
RankU.S. Airmy: First lieutenant
Texian Airmy: Commissioned Officer All Other Departments Major General.svg Major general
UnitU.S. Airmy: 39t Infantry Regiment
CommandsTexian Airmy: Airmy o the Republic o Texas
Battles/warsWar o 1812
 • Battle o Horseshoe Bend
Texas Revolutionary War
 • Battle o San Jacinto

Samuel "Sam" Houston (Mairch 2, 1793 – Julie 26, 1863) wis an American politeecian an soldier, best kent for his role in bringin Texas intae the Unitit States as a constituent state.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Williams, John H. (1994), Sam Houston: Life and Times of Liberator of Texas an Authentic American Hero, New York, NY: Touchstone, p. 316, ISBN 0-671-88071-3