Jose Antonio Navarro
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
N 32° 05.702 W 096° 28.098
14S E 738919 N 3553775
Quick Description: This marker is on the back and part of a sculpture of Jose Antonio Navarro.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/5/2009 10:00:19 AM
Waymark Code: WM7KJX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member clayj
Views: 4

Marker Number: 7237

Marker Text:
Lover of liberty. Foe of despotism. Born in San Antonio, Texas, February 27, 1795. Died January 13, 1871 and buried there. Member of the Legislature of Coahuila and Texas, 1821; land commissioner of De Witt's colony 1831 and of Bexar District, 1834-1835; signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836; member of the Congress of the Republic of Texas, 1838-1839; a commissioner of the Santa Fe Expedition, 1841; member of the Constitutional Convention of 1845; senator in the Legislature of Texas, 1846-1849. Navarro County gratefully bears his name. Corsicana was named by him for the isle of his father's birth - Corsica.


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