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KIMBALL, JUSTIN FORD

... was a life-long Democrat. He served as the chairman of the civil service commission in Dallas and from 1949 to 1952 was a member of the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 18:41 - 0 attachments

VINSON AND ELKINS

... and international clients in virtually all areas of civil law and certain areas of white-collar criminal law. Although oil and ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 23:09 - 0 attachments

CLARK, CAESAR ARTHUR WALTER

... margin. Clark also served as a figurehead for civil rights in Dallas when he invited Martin Luther King, Jr., to speak at ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - tmj0068 - 06/18/2013 - 17:32 - 0 attachments

WILLINGHAM, NOBLE HENRY, JR.

... Willie Brown one of his best friends. He was a champion of civil rights and formed the Noble Willingham Foundation, which directed most of ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 03/27/2012 - 13:52 - 0 attachments

BURNET COUNTY

... suffered a severe economic decline immediately after the Civil War and throughout Reconstruction. Between 1864 and 1866, the county as ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 10:38 - 0 attachments

FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF DALLAS

... a governmental agency that reports to Congress, it is not civil service but a self-funding organization that generates earnings mainly ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 18:07 - 0 attachments

MENKEN, ADAH ISAACS

... Meanwhile Adah married and divorced two more husbands, Civil War satirist Robert Henry Newell (pseud. Orpheus C. Kerr), whom she ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 19:26 - 0 attachments

BUCKLEY, WILLIAM FRANK

... April 1914, President Woodrow Wilson offered the post of civil governor to Buckley, who indignantly refused the appointment because he ...

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TEXAS COTTON ACREAGE CONTROL LAW OF 1931-32

... His decision was later upheld in the Tenth Court of Civil Appeals on March 5, 1932. Up to that time the acreage law had never ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 09/04/2013 - 20:11 - 0 attachments

NUECES COUNTY

... only for subsistence. During the early years of the Civil War , Corpus Christi was an important center for Confederate commerce. ... residents, but the number increased rapidly in the post-Civil War years, to 3,975 in 1870, 7,673 in 1880, 8,093 in 1890, 10,439 in ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 20:12 - 0 attachments