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Jones, Anson

(Encyclopedia) Jones, Anson, 1798–1858, last president of the Texas republic (1844–46), b. Seekonk section of Great Barrington, Mass. He studied medicine and after an itinerant business…

Burnet, David Gouverneur

(Encyclopedia) Burnet, David Gouverneur gŭv˝əno͝or´ bûr´nĭt [key], 1788–1870, provisional president of Texas (1836), b. Newark, N.J.; son of William Burnet (1730–91). He went to Texas…