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Stephen Austin

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Birthday
3, 1793
Birthplace
Austinville, VA
Death Date
Dec 27, 1863 (70)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
3, 1793
Birthplace
Austinville, VA
Death Date
Dec 27, 1863 (70)

About

Considered The Father of Texas, he led the first legal settlement expedition of 300 families to the region, thus "founding" the state for the early Americans.

Before Fame

He gained a position in the Missouri Territory's legislature at age 21.

Trivia

He was granted Mexican citizenship while living in Texas.

Family Life

He grew up west of Richmond, Virginia with his parents Moses and Mary.

Associated With

He was inducted into the Hall of Great Westerners in Oklahoma City alongside Brigham Young.