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Samuel W. T. Lanham

AKA Samuel Willis Tucker Lanham

Born: 4-Jul-1846
Birthplace: Spartanburg County, SC
Died: 19-Jul-1908
Location of death: Weatherford, TX
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford, TX

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Texas, 1903-07

Military service: Confederate Army (Civil War, 1861-65)

Last governor of Texas to have fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War.

Father: James Madison Lanham
Mother: Louisa de Aubrey Tucker
Sister: (four)
Brother: (three)
Wife: Sara Beona Meng (m. 4-Sep-1866, d. 2-Jul-1908, eight children)
Son: Fritz G. Lanham (US Congressman, b. 1880, d. 1965)
Son: Edwin Lanham

    Administrator: Regent, University of Texas (1907-08)

    Governor of Texas (20-Jan-1903 to 15-Jan-1907)
    US Congressman, Texas 11th (4-Mar-1897 to 15-Jan-1903)
    US Congressman, Texas 8th (4-Mar-1883 to 3-Mar-1893)
    Texas State Official District Attorney, 13th District (1871-76)
    Shot: Battle Battle of Spotsylvania (May-1864)
    Freemasonry 1868
    State Bar of Texas 1869
    Risk Factors: Diabetes


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