Sam Houston

The 2nd president of Texas!

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Sam Houston

Bio

    Samuel "Sam" Houston was an American politician and soldier, best known for his role in bringing Texas into the United States as a constituent state. His victory at the Battle of San Jacinto secured the independence of Texas from Mexico. Wikipedia

Important events

The Texas Revolution, the last battle at San jacinto was a huge win for Texas forcing Santa Anna to sign the document giving Texas their freedom.

Other info


    Born: March 2, 1793, Rockbridge County, Virginia, VA

    Died: July 26, 1863, Huntsville, TX

    Children: Andrew Jackson Houston, Temple Lea Houston

    Spouse: Margaret Lea Houston (m. 1840–1863), Eliza Allen (m. 1829–1837), Tiana Rogers Gentry

    Previous offices: Governor of Texas (1859–1861), More



Texas Revolution & Independence