Born: Jan 21, 1827 AD
Died: 1896 AD, at 69 years of age.
1827 - Born on January 21st near Millerstown, Grayson County, Kentucky. Also known as "Oxcart John" of Texas.
1858 - Mayor of Seguin, Texas.
1861 - A delegate to Texas secession convention.
1866 - Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War and a delegate to Texas state constitutional convention.
- The district judge in Texas.
1875 - Member of Texas state house of representatives; member of Texas state senate and justice of Texas state supreme court.
1878 - A candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas.
1883 - Appointed as Governor of Texas.
1896 - He died on March 5th and was burried at Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Texas.
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