RUSSELL, LYMAN BRIGHTMAN
RUSSELL, LYMAN BRIGHTMAN (1850–1940). Lyman Brightman Russell, newspaper editor and author, son of Emeline Camilla (Brightman) and Charles Arden Russell, was born in Goliad, Texas, on September 16, 1850. The family moved to Helena, Karnes County, in 1853. Russell was postmaster and operated a telegraph office at Rockport from 1873 to 1876, when he moved to Comanche, where he served as mayor in 1904 and 1905. For a time he edited the Comanche Chief and the Vanguard and for a number of years maintained a law practice. He married Sarah Alice Beeman in 1872; they had seven children. He was author of The Great Ban: A Study in Masonic Interpretation (1926), Royal Line of the Beeman-Deming Family from William the Conqueror (1931), and Grandad's Autobiography (1928?). Russell died on May 6, 1940.
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