The first president of Texas.
He was born in January 20 1798 at Seekonkville Massachusetts. He hoped that he would become a printer but instead was persuaded to study medicine. He than started a drugstore in Norwich that unfortunately failed. He than tried starting business In the west again but was arrested by a creditor.
He moved to Texas in 1833
Some people said he just drifted to Texas and was persuaded to stay.
Since he was interested in politics that lead onto him becoming president.
He was the last president of Texas.
He retired as president when Texas became part of the us government.