The life of Governor Samuel Willis Tucker Lanham
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Lanham, Martha Anderson
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It is the purpose of this paper to give the career of S.W.T. Lanham showing the part he had during the periods of struggle and strife through which the United States passed during the years of his life, as soldier of the Confederacy in the War between the States, as pioneer on the western frontier of Texas, as teacher in a log cabin school house, as lawyer and District Attorney, as Congressman from a district of eighty-odd counties, and finally as Governor of Texas.