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Bruce McGill MP

Bruce Travis McGill (born July 11, 1950) is an American actor who has an extensive list of credits in film and television. He is perhaps best known for his role as Jack Dalton on the television series ...

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A. R. "Babe" Schwartz MP

A. R. "Babe" Schwartz (born July 17, 1926) is a former member of the Texas Legislature. He served in the Texas House of Representatives from 1955 to 1959 and the Texas Senate, District 17 from 1960 to ...

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Everett Ewing Townsend MP (1871 - 1948)

"Father of the Big Bend National Park" Everett Ewing Townsend, called the "father of the Big Bend National Park," was born on October 20, 1871, in Colorado County, the son of William Wallace and Marg...

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Chuck Norris MP

Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris (born March 10, 1940) is an American martial artist and actor. After serving in the United States Air Force, he began his rise to fame as a martial artist and has since founde...

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Lt. Col. William B. Travis (commander Alamo regulars) MP (1809 - 1836)

William Barret Travis (August 9, 1809 – March 6, 1836) was a 19th century American lawyer and soldier. At the age of 26, he was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Texian Army, and commanded the Repub...

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David G. Burnet, Interim President, 2nd Vice President & Secty.of State of Texas (1788 - 1870)

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...

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James Henderson, first Governor of Texas, US Senator (c.1808 - 1858)

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 ...

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Sam Houston, President of Texas MP (1793 - 1863)

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...

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Charlotte Marie Baldwin MP (1805 - 1895)

'THE MOTHER OF HOUSTON,TEXAS ' Charlotte Baldwin, dau. of Dr. Jonas Baldwin and Elizabeth Warner, was b. July 14,1805 in Baldwinsville, Onondaga Co.,NY; m. on May 3,1831, with AUGUSTUS CHAPMAN ALLEN....

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Eliza W. Allen (1838 - 1886)

Eliza W. Allen, dau. of Augustus Chapman Allen and Charlotte M. Baldwin, was b. in Houston ( 'FIRST CHILD BORN IN HOUSTON '), Texas on July 18, 1838; m. 1st on Apr. 20,1859 in Harris Co., with FRANCIS ...

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John Kirby Allen MP (1810 - 1838)

'CO-FOUNDER OF HOUSTON, TEXAS ' John Kirby Allen, son of Rowland Allen and Sarah Chapman, was b. in Orrville,Syracuse, Onondaga Co., New York in 1810. Having a knack for work and business, he was a s...

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Augustus Chapman Allen MP (1806 - 1864)

'CO-FOUNDER OF HOUSTON,TEXAS ' Augustus Chapman Allen, son of Rowland Allen and Sarah "Sally" Chapman, was born in Casaseraga, , Allegany Co., New York on July 4, 1806. He married on May 3, 1838 with...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954 - 1990)

Links Youtube: SRV live at the El Mocambo Stevie Ray Vaughn | The Official Website Wikipedia: Stevie Ray Vaughan

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