Monthly Archives: September 2010

Houston’s Early Peace Officers

In early days, when a man’s reputation for personal courage, honesty of purpose and a bulldog determination to do his duty was established, he was recognized as fit material out of which to make a peace officer. It was the … Continue reading

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First President of the Republic of Texas

On this day, Sept. 5, 1836, Sam Houston, the victor of San Jacinto, was elected president of the newly founded Republic of Texas. Candidates for the office had included Henry Smi…. to read the rest of this post please join … Continue reading

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