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Horace Cone

Full Name: Horace Cone
Birth date: 1820
Death date: October 1885

Terms of Service

  • House, 9th Legislature
    11/4/1861 - 11/2/1863
  • House, 5th (1) Legislature
    11/7/1853 - 11/5/1855
(1) The town of West Columbia, in west central Brazoria County, was founded as Columbia in 1826 by Josiah Hughes Bell, who laid out the town two miles west of Marion (now East Columbia). It was known as Columbia during the Texas Revolution and when it served as the capital of the Republic of Texas from September to December 1836. Handbook of Texas Online .

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