Thursday, February 17, 2011


Anson Jones
Born January 20,1798
Died January 9,1858

Last President of the Republic of Texas

Fatally shot himself on Jan. 9,1858 in the
Old Capitol Hotel in Houston,Texas.

He was 59 years old.

Buried in the Masonic Cemetery, when the
cemetery was to be moved, Anson's grave
was moved to Glenwood Cemetery.

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