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Robert Charles Krueger, a Representative and a Senator from Texas; born in New Braunfels, Comal County, Tex., September 19, 1935; attended New Braunfels public schools; B.A., Southern Methodist Unive...

8/28/2015 8/28/2015

In 2012, Ted Cruz was elected as the 34th U.S. Senator from Texas. A passionate fighter for limited government, economic growth, and the Constitution, Ted won a decisive victory in both the Republican ...

11/18/2012 8/18/2014

John Cornyn III (born February 2, 1952) is the senior United States Senator for Texas, serving since 2002. He is a member of the Republican Party and the current Senate Minority Whip for the 113th Cong...

8/11/2014 8/11/2014

William Philip "Phil" Gramm (born July 8, 1942) is an American economist and politician, who has served as a Democratic Congressman (1979–1983), a Republican Congressman (1983–1985) and...

5/20/2014 5/20/2014

Kay Bailey Hutchison (born Kathryn Ann Bailey; July 22, 1943) is a former United States Senator from Texas. She is a member of the Republican Party. In 2001, she was named one of the thirty most powe...

5/20/2014 5/20/2014

Rienzi Melville Johnston (September 9, 1849 – February 28, 1926) was an American newspaperman and Democratic Party politician from Houston, Texas. He headed the Houston Post for many years, an...

5/20/2014 5/20/2014

Find a Grave: ) John Hemphill (December 18, 1803 – January 4, 1862) was Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court, and a United States Senator. Early life Hemphill's father, Rev. John Hem...

5/20/2014 5/20/2014

Ralph W. Yarborough, U.S. Senator (1903 - 1996)

"Smilin' Ralph"

Ralph Webster Yarborough (June 8, 1903 – January 27, 1996) was a Texas Democratic politician who served in the United States Senate from 1957 to 1971 and was a leader of the progressive or lib...

5/20/2014 5/20/2014

William Arvis "Dollar Bill" Blakley (November 17, 1898 – January 5, 1976) was an American senator and businessman from the State of Texas. He served two incomplete terms as Senator, the first ...

5/20/2014 5/20/2014

Earle Bradford Mayfield (April 12, 1881 – June 23, 1964) was a lawyer and Democratic Party politician from Overton, Texas who served in both the Texas State Senate and United States Senate. ...

2/24/2013 5/19/2014

James Winright Flanagan (September 5, 1805 – September 28, 1887) was an American merchant, lawyer, and farmer from Henderson, Texas. He served as Lieutenant Governor of Texas in 1869 and 1870,...

5/19/2014 5/19/2014

Matthias Ward (October 13, 1805 – October 5, 1861) was a lawyer and United States Senator from Texas. Born in Elbert County, Georgia, Ward was raised in Alabama. In 1836 he settled in Bowie,...

6/20/2010 5/19/2014

US Senator. Elected as a Senator from Texas to the United States Senate, serving from 1870 to 1877. His brother was Texas Governor and Civil War Union General Andrew Jackson Hamilton

5/7/2011 7/13/2013

Lloyd Millard Bentsen, Jr. (February 11, 1921 – May 23, 2006) was a four-term United States senator (1971–1993) from Texas and the Democratic Party nominee for Vice President in 1988 on...

4/3/2013 4/3/2013

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

The thirty-sixth President of the United States (1963–1969) and thirty-seventh Vice President of the United States (1961–1963). A Democrat, Johnson succeeded to the presidency following t...

2/5/2008 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

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

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

Joseph Weldon Bailey, Sr. (October 6, 1862 – April 13, 1929) was a United States Senator, United States Representative, lawyer, and a Populist political figure. He served as a Congressional ...

4/29/2010 10/2/2012

Roger Quarles Mills (March 30, 1832 – September 2, 1911) was an American politician and an officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Background Born in Todd...

6/29/2012 6/29/2012

John Tower, U.S. Senator (1925 - 1991)

John Goodwin Tower (September 29, 1925 – April 5, 1991) was the first Republican United States senator from Texas since Reconstruction. He served from 1961 until his retirement in January 1985...

4/2/2012 4/2/2012

John Morris Sheppard (May 28, 1875 – April 9, 1941) was a Democratic United States Congressman and United States Senator from Texas. He authored the Eighteenth Amendment (Prohibition) and intr...

3/28/2009 2/19/2012

Tom Connally, U.S. Senator (1877 - 1963)

""Tom""

Thomas Terry "Tom" Connally (August 19, 1877 – October 28, 1963) was an American politician, who represented Texas in both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives, as a member of the ...

2/19/2012 2/19/2012

John H. Reagan, US Senator, CSA Postmaster Gen. (1818 - 1905)

"U.S. Senator", "3rd CSA Sec'y Treasury and 1st Postmaster General"

John Henninger Reagan (October 8, 1818 – March 6, 1905), was a leading 19th century American politician from the U.S. state of Texas. A Democrat, Reagan resigned from the U.S. House of Represe...

11/12/2007 1/31/2012

Sen. Horace Chilton (D-TX) MP (1853 - 1932)

Horace Chilton (December 29, 1853 – June 12, 1932) was a printer, lawyer, and Democratic United States Senator from Texas. Chilton - a grandson of Thomas Chilton - was born near Tyler, Tex...

1/8/2012 1/31/2012

See: Samuel Bell Maxey: A Biography (Google Books) Online: Samuel Bell Maxey (March 30, 1825 – August 16, 1895) was an American soldier, lawyer, and politician from Paris, Texas, United ...

8/16/2011 1/31/2012

Louis Trezevant Wigfall (April 21, 1816 – February 18, 1874) was an American politician from Texas who served as a member of the Texas Legislature, United States Senate, and Confederate Senate...

4/24/2011 1/31/2012

Andrew Jackson Houston (June 21, 1854 – June 26, 1941) was an American politician. He was a son of the famous Texas hero and statesman Sam Houston, and was named for his father's mentor Andrew...

1/1/2012 1/31/2012

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

"Sam"

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 Cem...

8/24/2007 1/31/2012

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 1/31/2012

Daughters of Thomas Jefferson Rusk are eligible to apply for membership in Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Thomas Jefferson Rusk (December 5, 1803 – July 29, 1857) was an early political...

12/8/2008 1/31/2012