- Name: Sam Houston
- Born: 03/02/1793
- Died: 07/26/1863 (70 years old)
Samuel Houston (March 2, 1793? July 26, 1863) was an Texian soldier and politician. An important leader of the Texas Revolution, Houston served as the first and third president of the Republic of Texas, and was one of the first two individuals to represent Texas in the United States Senate. He also served as the sixth governor of Tennessee and the seventh governor of Texas, the only American to be elected governor of two different states in the United States.
Birth Name: Samuel Houston
Alias: Samuel Houston
Birth Place: Rockbridge County, Virginia, U.S.
Death Place: Huntsville, Texas, C.S.
Sam Houston quotes :
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