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Sam Houston, President of the Republic of Texas
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Perhaps more than any figure, Sam Houston personifies the spirit of Texas: Brave, ambitious, generous, unpredictable, prone to excess, humorous and sometimes violent. Texas State Historian Bill O'Neal, an East Texas State University alumnus, has written "Sam Houston: A Study in Leadership," a new work which will be premiered during a free public event on March 2 at Universities Center Dallas.

East Texas State Grad is new State Historian

Aug 23, 2012
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AUSTIN - Texas Gov. Rick Perry Wednesday named Bill O’Neal, an award-winning nonfiction author, the State Historian.