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Sam houston (1793-1863) was one of the leaders of texas' independence movement, serving as texas president after the decisive battle of san jacinto. Sam houston compiled an incredible political resume, serving at various times as a congressman, governor, senator and even a foreign head of state. Free essay: even though he was a brief biography of sam houston a brief biography of sam houston 716 words 3 pages sam houston was a prominent political figure in the 19th century whose fame is attributed to his role of bringing texas into the united states. Jeanne w houston and james d houston biography in san francisco, the son of texas blacksmith and sharecropper albert dudley houston (a distant kin of texas hero sam houston) hawaiian, and asian campuses james has produced a composition text, biography, essays, novels, and stories. Sam houston was one of the most colorful and legendary figures of american history during his life he held an astonishing range of high positions: governor of two states (tennessee and texas), congressman (tennessee), senator (texas), and president of the republic of texas for most of its.
Essays and criticism on jean fritz's make way for sam houston - critical essays. Sam houston [james l haley] drawn from personal papers never before available as well as the papers of others in houston's circle (and older), i've read many books on old sam, including the earlier primary biography by marquis james, the raven. Sam houston papers # 0037 1 descriptive summary: creator: sam houston, margaret moffette lea houston, temple h morrow williams, john h sam houston: a biography of the father of texas new york: simon & schuster, 1993 scope and content. Texas history essay contest guidelines 10 stsubmit your essay well ahead of the required date of january 31 marquis james, the raven: a biography of sam houston, (atlanta: mockingbird books inc, 1928), p,91 vigness, the coming. An inventory of andrew jackson houston papers at the sam houston regional library and research center, texas state archives, 1825-1962, undated, bulk 1921-1942 notes re: houston biography, undated: notes on sam houston's life, undated: sam houston documents, 1825, 1836, 1849-1850. The raven: a biography of sam houston papers of governor sam houston, 1827-1829 sam houston rode a gray horse houston family papers, 1836-1869 and undated, in the southwest collection/special collections library at texas tech university.