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Sam Houston    
Sam Houston
Full name: Samuel Houston
Party: Democrat
Term as Governor*: December 21, 1859 - March 16, 1861
Legislative sessions as Governor:
8 R.S. (November 7, 1859 - February 13, 1860)
Legislative offices:
None
Elected state or federal offices:
U.S. Senator (1845- 1858)
President of the Republic of Texas (1841- 1844)
Representative, Republic of Texas (1839- 1841)
President of the Republic of Texas (1836- 1838)
Governor (Tennessee) (1827- 1829)
U.S. Representative (Tennessee) (1823- 1826)
Clips:
3 biographical clips about: Sam Houston
*Resigned due to state's secession from Union.
   
Documents:
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Messages (0)
Proclamations (0)
Vetoes (4)
Other (0)