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PD: Reproduction of 1861 photograph by Matthew Brady: b. 1822 d. 1896. American photographer of historical events. Sam Houston: b. 1793 d. 1863. American statesman, politician, soldier and key figure in the history of Texas. Born of Scots-Irish descent he was the first and third President of the Republic of Texas. He became a Senator when Texas joined the United States. At the outbreak of the civil war he refused to swear loyalty to the Confederacy and was removed from office. He was adopted as a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and retired to Huntsville Texas where he lived, and died in 1863.
September 24th, 2012
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