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Sam Houston (1793-1863) was an American politician and military leader who led the Texas Revolution in 1835. He defeated Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto, which made Texas its own Republic, from 1836 until it joined the US in 1845. He served 2 non-consecutive terms as president of the Republic and much later served a term as governor of Texas state.

Sam Houston was born in March 2,1793 in Rockbridge County, VA He died July 26,1863 in Huntsville, TX. His height was 6' 6"(1.98 m)

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Facts about sam Houston?

Houston is named after Sam Houston

Was sam Houston named after Houston?

no vice versa Houston was named after sam Houston

What are some interesting facts about Sam Houston?

Houston was nicknamed after Sam Houston.

Was Sam Houston a founder of Sam Houston State University?

He was not.

What inpact did sam Houston have on Houston?

with out Sam Houston Texas wouled still be appart of Mexico

Which college is better Sam Houston State or Art institute of Houston?

Sam Houston State

Why is Sam Houston important?

Sam Houston gave Texas its independence.

A sentence on Sam Houston?

Consider: "Sam Houston was an honest man".

How tall is sam Houston?

sam Houston is 3000 merters tall

Was Sam Houston African American?

No, Sam Houston WAS not African-American.

What are some interesting facts about Sam?

Houston was nicknamed after Sam Houston.

Was William Houston related to Gen Sam Houston?

William Rogers Houston was Sam Houston's son.

When was Sam Houston born?

Sam Houston was born on March 2, 1793.

How many brothers did Sam Houston have?

Sam Houston was the fifth of five sons.

When was Sam Houston Johnson born?

Sam Houston Johnson was born in 1914.

When did Sam Houston Johnson die?

Sam Houston Johnson died in 1978.

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When was Sam Houston Coliseum created?

Sam Houston Coliseum was created in 1937.

When was Fort Sam Houston created?

Fort Sam Houston was created in 1876.

When was Sam Houston Schoolhouse created?

Sam Houston Schoolhouse was created in 1794.

When was Sam Houston Zephyr created?

Sam Houston Zephyr was created in 1936.

When was Sam Houston Terrell born?

Sam Houston Terrell was born in 1891.

When did Sam Houston Terrell die?

Sam Houston Terrell died in 1967.

Why did Sam Houston go to the Alamo?

Sam Houston fought in the Alamo for Independence.

What was sam Houston campaing slogan?

sam sam with him we can