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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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F.A.Q. about Sam Houston
When is his birthday?
Sam Houston's birthday is on March 2, 1793.
In how many days is his birthday?
Sam's birthday is in 200 days
How old was Sam when he died?
He was 70 years old.
When did he die?
He died in July 26, 1863.
How old would he be today?
Sam Houston would be 229 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Sam from?
He was born in Rockbridge County, Virginia, U.S..