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COOKE, WILLIAM GORDON

... but soon returned to Texas to serve as chief clerk of the War Department. In October 1836 he was appointed stock commissioner in ... organizing the expedition and was to have been the chief civil authority in Santa Fe. On September 17, 1841, he was deceived by the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 15:43 - 0 attachments

POPE, LAWRENCE CHALMOUS

... Bank of Dallas. Except for an interval during World War II , Pope remained with the bank until 1948. From 1944 to 1946 he served ... or writs that asked federal courts to protect the civil rights of prison inmates. Pope won a major victory when Solicitor General ...

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SANTANGELO, ORAZIO DE ATTELLIS

... annexation . Annexation, in his opinion, would lead to a war with Mexico and to an expansion of slavery that ultimately would foment a civil war and the dissolution of the Union. In 1847 he left the United States ...

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GERMANY, EUGENE BENJAMIN

... the Texas Manufacturers Association qv . During World War II he was an organizer of the first air unit of the Texas Defense Guard ( ... appointed intelligence officer on the wing staff of the Civil Air Patrol and group commander of the Dallas CAP. Germany was a Mason ...

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CAMP VERDE

... Curry Holden, "Frontier Defense in Texas during the Civil War," West Texas Historical Association Year Book 4 (1928). ...

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MCFADDIN, TX

... County. It was named for Capt. James A. McFaddin , a Civil War veteran and prominent Refugio County cattleman who began ranching at the ...

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CABEZA DE VACA, ALVAR NUNEZ

... service to the Spanish crown then and later during a brief civil war in Spain (May 1520–April 1521) won him appointment as treasurer and ...

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BALLI TIJERINA, CARLOS MANUEL

... 1889, in Reynosa, Tamaulipas. He studied in the Colegio civil in Monterrey, Nuevo León. His father was a poor shoemaker in Reynosa. ... sleep, constant closing of schools, and interruptions by war, he was able to finish medical school and obtain his M.D. degree on ...

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CANNAN, WILLIAM JARVIS

... the parents of three sons and a daughter. Throughout the Civil War and Reconstruction qqv era, the Cannan family figured prominently in the ...

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BLUFF, TX (FAYETTE COUNTY)

... known as Forty-eighters, who came to Texas to escape civil war in Germany. H. L. Kreische acquired the title to the top of the bluff in ...

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