Ireland, John

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Born: Jan 21, 1827 AD
Died: 1896 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


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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