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  • Goliad Oak Hill Cemetery


    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Goliad, Goliad County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      James Webb (1792-1856) — of Florida; Texas. Born in Fairfax County, Va., March 31, 1792. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; justice of Florida territorial supreme court, 1828-38; Texas Republic Secretary of State, 1839, 1839; Attorney General of the Texas Republic, 1839-41; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Bastrop, Fayette, Gonzales and Travis, 1841-42, 1842-44; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1845; secretary of state of Texas, 1849-51; district judge in Texas, 1854-56; died in office 1856. Member, Freemasons. Died November 1, 1856 (age 64 years, 215 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Webb County, Tex. is named for him.
      Pryor Lea (1794-1879) — of Tennessee. Born in Knox County, Tenn., August 31, 1794. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 1821-28; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 2nd District, 1827-31; delegate to Texas secession convention, 1861. Died September 14, 1879 (age 85 years, 14 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Luke Lea (1783-1851).
      Political family: Lea family of Tennessee.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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