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About Sam Houston
Sam Houston was a renowned American military officer and politician, who is known to have rendered his service as Republic of Texas' first president – he also served as the third president of Texas.
His other contributions are not left out as he is noted to have played an important role in the Texas Revolution, which spanned between 1835 and 1836. He went ahead to become Tennessee's sixth governor as well as Texas' 7th governor.
He was born to father, Samuel Houston, a colonel in the Virginia militia. His mother is Elizabeth Paxton. His siblings are; James, Robert, Isabella, Elizabeth, John, William, Mary, Paxton Houston.
He was married to Eliza Allen between 1829 and 1837. He married Tiana Rogers in 1830 but the marriage was annulled in 1832. He got married to Margaret Houston in 1840 and they both stayed married till his death in 1863.
He birthed nine children, including American senator, Andrew Houston and American attorney, Temple Houston.
He's the first American to serve as Governor in two states.
His marriage to Eliza Allen lasted just 11 weeks.
His second wife, Tiana Rogers died of pneumonia.
He defeated the Mexican army in 18 minutes.
The city of Houston in Texas was named in his honour.
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Famous quotes by Sam Houston
I am aware that in presenting myself as the advocate of the Indians and their rights, I shall stand very much alone.Sam Houston
The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government.Sam Houston
Sam Houston's Popularity
Sam Houston was a famous American politician, who was born on March 2, 1793. As a person born on this date, Sam Houston is listed in our database as the 60th most popular celebrity for the day (March 2).
People born on March 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Sam Houston is the 1682nd most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Sam Houston's birthday, Sam Houston is the 11804th most famous American.
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