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ROMERO, CASIMERO

... where Casimero was a Comanchero and sheepman; he soon became a man of means. Since he and his wife, Salome, had no children of their ... to United States Army records, Romero once applied for a commission but was rejected, possibly because he was illiterate. In the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 20:16 - 0 attachments

GLEISSNER, JOHN BAPTIST

... Gallagher transferred him to Hearne in 1896. There he became pastor of St. Mary's parish and its surrounding missions, about fifteen ... Joseph's parish in Bryan in 1904 to take over as pastor for a couple of months, a "temporary" assignment that lasted for nearly fifty ...

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WILLIAMS, SPENCER

... He moved as a teenager to New York City, where he became a call boy for Oscar Hammerstein and an informal student in comedy under Vaudeville ...

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CLEMONS, BASIL EDWIN

... its devastating earthquake. Clemons, who was well-read, became a self-taught photographer in Hollywood at the beginning of the movie ... to East Texas to visit his family before departing for Alaska, where he recorded the growth surrounding the gold discoveries in ...

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ATCHISON, TOPEKA AND SANTA FE RAILWAY SYSTEM

... Railroad, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway system became one of the largest and most profitable railroads in the Southwest. ... sought an outlet on the Gulf of Mexico as a market for Kansas wheat and an entry into the burgeoning cattle and cotton production ...

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MORMONS

MORMONS . Mormon is the common name for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, which has its ... anti-Mormon sentiment had made life in Illinois precarious for the church. With the idea of relocating his church to Texas, in 1844 Smith ... communitarianism he called the "common stock principle," became a mecca for Mormon dissenters. After a visit by missionaries Preston ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 08/07/2010 - 14:37 - 0 attachments

HOLBEIN, REUBEN

... a deputy county clerk under Ephraim M. Haines in 1848. He became a notary public in March 1852 and county clerk in August. He held the latter post until 1861. In 1851 he acted as agent for Henry L. Kinney to bring several British families, chiefly from Wales, ...

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BUCKLER, CECIL VICTOR PAYNE

... brother had gone to Egypt. He began working as a ranchhand for the White Deer Land Company in 1905, but his ability to type and take ... accent, dropped the Victor from his name, and in 1914 became a United States citizen. In addition to his role as stenographer for ...

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BRUCE, WILLIAM HERSCHEL

... began his teaching career in a rural school in Alabama. For the next eight years he taught school and attended Alabama A&M College ... he practiced law. He continued to work on his Ph.D. and became Mercer University's first doctoral graduate in 1890. During Bruce's ...

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AUSTIN, CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF

... the territory of the present diocese, remained in the area for only about seven months, then was moved to San Antonio de Béxar and split ... Reicher was made bishop, and St. Mary's Church in Austin became St. Mary's Cathedral qv . The new diocese comprised thirty-one ...

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