The only American who served as the governor of two different states (Tennessee and Texas) and the president of a country (Republic of Texas).
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Handbook of Texas Online: Houston, Samuel
Biography of the first President of the Republic of Texas.
Biographical sketch, with photograph.
Sam Houston Historic School House
Large collection of information about Sam Houston and the building where he taught school as a young man in Tennessee. Includes biographical facts and topical essays.
Sam Houston's Cannonball
Relates the story of the celabratory firing of cannon when Texas won its independence from Mexico.
Sam Houston: Man of Honor
Good biographical treatment (with many quotes) of a complex man whose personal history is intertwined with that of Texas and the United States. He was for states rights but against secession.
Texas Treasures - Sam Houston - Texas State Library
Biography plus photographs and text of letters from Houston and documents he signed.
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