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Sam Houston

Head of State, Politician (2-Mar-1793 — 26-Jul-1863)


David Braider. Solitary Star: A Biography of Sam Houston. Putnam. 1974.

George Creel. Sam Houston: Colossus in Buckskin. New York: Columbia University Press. 1928. 341pp.

Marquis James. The Raven: A Biography of Sam Houston. Blue Ribbon Books. 1929. 489pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Congressional Biography [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.565)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.737)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.511)

  9. The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography (p.170)

  10. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.348)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.350)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.244)

  13. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.313)

  14. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.457)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.176)

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