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This Day in Texas History: Famous Trial Lawyer Born in Log Cabin

This Day in Texas History: Famous Trial Lawyer Born in Log Cabin June 21, 1902 On this day in 1902, Percy Eugene Foreman, one of the most famous trial lawyers in Texas history, was born in a log cabin near Cold Springs, Texas. Foreman, who was known for his unconventional trial strategies, handled society divorces,…
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This Day in Texas History: Juneteenth

This Day in Texas History: Juneteenth June 19, 1865 On June 19 1865, Union general Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and issued General Order Number 3, which read in part, “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves…
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