TERRELL, HENRY BERRYMAN
TERRELL, HENRY BERRYMAN (1869–1921). Henry Berryman Terrell, politician and newspaperman, was born near Alto, Texas, on August 31, 1869, the son of Sam Houston and Julia (Butler) Terrell. He received a practical education as a farmer and merchant and founded or purchased four small country newspapers. He married Jennie Weaver on August 4, 1890, and they had ten children. Terrell was elected to the legislature from McLennan County in 1900 and served in the lower house for eight years; he then represented the Eleventh District in the Senate for seven years. He was comptroller of public accounts from January 1915 to October 1919, when he resigned to give his full attention to his publications. Terrell was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor in 1920 but withdrew because of ill health. He died in San Antonio on March 24, 1921, and was buried in Austin.
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