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US Congressman, Texas Governor. He served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, rising to Sergeant of Company K, 3rd South Carolina Infantry regiment, and being wounded at the May 1864 Battle o...

7/30/2009 12/20/2015

Gregory Wayne "Greg" Abbott (born November 13, 1957) is an American lawyer and politician, who is the 48th and current Governor of Texas. He was the 50th Attorney General of Texas. He is a Republican...

4/26/2015 4/26/2015

Rick Perry, Governor (1950 - d.)

James Richard "Rick" Perry (born March 4, 1950) is an American Republican politician who served as the 47th Governor of Texas from 2000 to 2015. A Republican, he was elected Lieutenant Governor of Te...

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

José Félix Trespalacios was the first governor of Coahuila y Texas as part of the United Mexican States. Trespalacios was a member of the militia in Chihuahua but then in 1814 was charged...

4/4/2013 4/4/2013

Rafael Gonzáles (1789 - 1857)

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Juan Martín de Veramend (1778 - 1833)

7/8/2008 4/4/2013

José María Viesca (deceased)

4/4/2013 4/4/2013

Agustín Viesca (1790 - 1845)

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Henry Smith (1788 - 1851)

) Henry Smith (May 20, 1788 – March 4, 1851) was first American-born Governor of the Mexican territory of Texas and briefly presided over the revolution there. Early life Smith was b...

11/6/2012 3/31/2013

Ann Richards, Governor (1933 - 2006)

Dorothy Ann Willis Richards (September 1, 1933 – September 13, 2006) was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Texas. She first came to national attention as the state treasurer of T...

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

Bill Clements, Governor (1917 - 2011)

William Perry "Bill" Clements, Jr. (April 13, 1917 – May 29, 2011), was the 42nd and 44th governor of Texas, serving from 1979 to 1983 and again from 1987 to 1991. Clements was the first Repub...

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

Dolph Briscoe, Governor (1923 - 2010)

Dolph Briscoe, Jr. (April 23, 1923 – June 27, 2010) was a Uvalde, Texas rancher and businessman who was the 41st Governor of Texas between 1973 and 1979. Because of his re-election followi...

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

Preston Smith, Governor (1912 - 2003)

) Preston Earnest Smith (March 8, 1912 – October 18, 2003) was the 40th Governor of Texas from 1969 to 1973, who earlier served as the lieutenant governor from 1963 to 1969. Early life ...

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

Marion Price Daniel, Sr. (October 10, 1910 – August 25, 1988), was a Democratic U.S. Senator and the 38th Governor of the state of Texas. He was appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson to be ...

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

Beauford Halbert Jester (January 12, 1893 – July 11, 1949) was the 36th Governor of Texas, serving from 1947 until 1949, when he died of a heart attack. He is the only Texas governor ever to h...

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

Coke Robert Stevenson (March 20, 1888 – June 28, 1975) was the 35th Governor of Texas from 1941 to 1947. He was the only 20th century Texan politician to serve as Speaker of the Texas House of...

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

Wilbert Lee "Pappy" O'Daniel (March 11, 1890 – May 11, 1969) was a conservative Democratic Party politician from Texas, who came to prominence by hosting a popular radio program. Known for h...

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

James Wilson Henderson (August 15, 1817 – August 30, 1880) was the fourth Governor of Texas from November 23, 1853 to December 21, 1853. Born on August 15, 1817 in Sumner County, Tenness...

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

James V Allred, Governor (1899 - 1959)

James V. Allred (March 29, 1899 – September 24, 1959) was a United States politician who served as the 33rd Governor of Texas during the New Deal era. He was thereafter a United States federal...

3/30/2013 3/30/2013

Dan Moody, Governor (1893 - 1966)

Daniel James Moody, Jr. (June 1, 1893 – May 22, 1966), was a Democratic political figure, originally from Taylor, Texas, USA. He served as the 30th Governor of Texas between 1927 and 1931. At ...

3/30/2013 3/30/2013

Pat Morris Neff (26 November 1871 – 20 January 1952) was the 28th Governor of Texas from 1921 to 1925 and ninth President of Baylor University from 1932 to 1947. Early life Born on his...

8/6/2008 3/30/2013

Miriam Amanda Wallace "Ma" Ferguson (June 13, 1875 – June 25, 1961) was the first female Governor of Texas in 1925. She held office until 1927, later winning another term in 1932 and serving u...

3/30/2013 3/30/2013

James Edward "Pa" Ferguson, Jr. (August 31, 1871 – September 21, 1944), was a Democratic politician and the 26th governor from the state of Texas. Early life Ferguson was born to the R...

3/30/2013 3/30/2013

Oscar Branch Colquitt (December 16, 1861 – March 8, 1940) was the 25th Governor of Texas from January 17, 1911 to January 19, 1915. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Gov. Colquitt defen...

3/30/2013 3/30/2013

Thomas Mitchell Campbell (April 22, 1856 – April 1, 1923) was the 24th Governor of Texas from 1907 to 1911. Life Campbell was born in Rusk, Texas, the son of Thomas Duncan and Rachel (...

1/31/2010 3/30/2013

Joseph D. Sayers, Governor (c.1841 - c.1929)

Joseph Draper Sayers (September 23, 1841 – May 15, 1929) was the 22nd Governor of Texas from 1899 to 1903. During Sayers's term, the Galveston Hurricane of 1900 demolished that city. Ear...

3/30/2013 3/30/2013

Charles Allen Culberson (June 10, 1855 – March 19, 1925) was an American political figure and Democrat who served as the 21st Governor of Texas from 1895 – 1899, and as a United State...

7/28/2010 3/30/2013

James Stephen "Big Jim" Hogg, Governor (1851 - 1906)

"Big Jim"

James Stephen "Big Jim" Hogg (March 24, 1851 – March 3, 1906) was a Texas lawyer, doctor and statesman, and the 20th Governor of Texas. He was born near Rusk, Texas. Hogg was a follower of t...

1/19/2009 3/30/2013

John Ireland, Governor (1827 - 1896)

) John Ireland (January 1, 1827 – March 15, 1896) was the 18th Governor of Texas from 1883 to 1887. During Ireland's term, the University of Texas was established, and construction on the Texa...

3/30/2013 3/30/2013

Oran Milo Roberts (July 9, 1815 – May 19, 1898), was the 17th Governor of Texas from January 21, 1879 to January 16, 1883. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Roberts County, Texas, is ...

3/30/2013 3/30/2013

Richard Bennett Hubbard, Jr. (November 1, 1832 – July 12, 1901) was the 16th Governor of Texas from 1876 to 1879 and United States Envoy to Japan from 1885 to 1889. He was a Confederate vete...

3/30/2013 3/30/2013

Richard Coke (March 13, 1829 – May 14, 1897) was an American lawyer, farmer, and statesman from Waco, Texas. He was the 15th governor of Texas from 1874 to 1876 and represented Texas in the U....

5/7/2012 3/30/2013

Edmund Jackson Davis (October 2, 1827 – February 7, 1883) was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician. He was a Southern Unionist and a general in the Union Army in the American Civil Wa...

6/19/2010 3/30/2013

James Webb Throckmorton (February 1, 1825 – April 21, 1894) was an American politician who served as the 12th Governor of Texas from 1866 to 1867 during the early days of Reconstruction. He ...

3/30/2013 3/30/2013

Fletcher Summerfield Stockdale (c. 1823 – 4 February 1890) was a U.S. politician, lawyer, railroad official and Governor of Texas. Early life Stockdale was born in either 1823 or 182...

3/30/2013 3/30/2013

Francis Richard Lubbock (October 16, 1815 – June 22, 1905) was the ninth Governor of Texas and was in office during the American Civil War. He was the brother of Thomas Saltus Lubbock, for w...

2/15/2010 3/30/2013

Edward Clark, Governor (1815 - 1880)

"clarke"

) Edward Clark (April 1, 1815 – May 4, 1880) was the eighth Governor of Texas. His term coincided with the beginning of the American Civil War. Life and state politics Born in New Or...

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Hardin Richard Runnels (August 30, 1820 – December 25, 1873) was a U.S. political figure. Runnels served as the sixth Governor of Texas, for only one term, but notably was the only person to e...

3/29/2013 3/29/2013

Elisha Marshall Pease (January 3, 1812 – August 26, 1883) was a Texas politician. He served as the fifth and thirteenth governor of Texas. A native of Enfield, Connecticut, Pease moved t...

2/11/2010 3/29/2013

George Tyler Wood (March 12, 1795 – September 3, 1858) was an American military officer and politician who served as the second Governor of Texas. Background Most records dealing with ...

3/29/2013 3/29/2013

Anson Jones (January 20, 1798 – January 9, 1858) was a doctor, businessman, congressman, the fourth and last President of Republic of Texas, sometimes called the "Architect of Annexation." E...

1/5/2008 3/29/2013

David Gouverneur Burnet (April 14, 1788 – December 5, 1870) was an early politician within the Republic of Texas, serving as interim President of Texas (1836 and again in 1841), second Vice Pr...

3/17/2009 3/29/2013

James W. Robinson (c.1791 - 1857)

James W. Robinson (c. 1791–October 27, 1857) was a politician in what became the U.S. states of Texas and California. Early years J. W. Robinson was born in what is now Hamilton Coun...

11/6/2012 3/28/2013

John Bowden Connally, Jr. (February 27, 1917 – June 15, 1993), was an influential American politician, serving as the 39th governor of Texas, Secretary of the Navy under President John F. Kenn...

3/12/2012 3/28/2013

Allan Shivers, Governor (1907 - 1985)

Robert Allan Shivers (October 5, 1907 – January 14, 1985) was a Texas politician who led the conservative faction of the Texas Democratic Party during the turbulent 1940s and 1950s. Shivers al...

3/2/2012 3/28/2013

Ross Shaw Sterling (February 11, 1875 – March 25, 1949) was a U.S. political figure who was the 31st Governor of Texas, having served a single two-year term between January 20, 1931, and Janua...

4/13/2009 3/28/2013

William Pettus Hobby (March 26, 1878–June 7, 1964) was the publisher of the Houston Post and the 27th Governor of the U.S. state of Texas from 1917 to 1921. Born in Moscow, Texas, Hobby be...

4/10/2010 3/28/2013

Lawrence Sullivan "Sul" Ross (September 27, 1838 – January 3, 1898) was the 19th Governor of Texas (USA), a Confederate States Army general during the American Civil War, and a president of th...

4/20/2011 3/28/2013

Brigadier General, USV (September 18, 1863) Andrew Jackson Hamilton (January 28, 1815 – April 11, 1875) was a United States politician during the third quarter of the 19th century. He was a ...

5/7/2011 3/28/2013

Pendleton Murrah (1826–August 4, 1865) was the tenth Governor of Texas. His term in office coincided with the American Civil War. A native of South Carolina, Murrah graduated from Brown Un...

8/10/2011 3/28/2013

Peter Hansborough Bell, 3rd Gov'r of Texas (c.1809 - 1898)

"Hansbrough"

Peter Hansborough Bell (May 12, 1812 – March 8, 1898) was the third Governor of Texas from 1849 to 1853. He also served two terms as a United States Representative from Texas' 2nd Congress...

8/30/2011 3/28/2013

Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (1798–1859) was a Texas politician, diplomat and soldier who was a leading Texas political figure during the Texas Republic era. He was the second President of the Re...

7/4/2011 3/28/2013

He was the first Gov. of Texas Pinckney Henderson (March 31, 1808 – June 4, 1858) was a United States and Republic of Texas lawyer, politician, soldier, and the first Governor of the State o...

7/8/2009 3/28/2013

George W. Bush July 6, 1946 New Haven, CT, USA Parents: George H. W. Bush June 12, 1924 and Barbara (Pierce) Bush June 9, 1925 Wife: Laura Welch November 4, 1946

1/21/2007 3/28/2013

James Richard "Rick" Perry (born March 4, 1950) is an American Republican politician who served as the 47th Governor of Texas from 2000 to 2015. A Republican, he was elected Lieutenant Governor of Texa...

9/8/2011 3/28/2013

Sam Houston lived twice among the Cherokees, who first nicknamed him "The Raven,' then, during a low point in his life, "Big Drunk." HE HAD A CHEROKEE WIFE! And she is buried at Fort Gibson National Ce...

8/24/2007 3/28/2013