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George Campbell Childress Statue

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Washington, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 19' 29.422704", -96° 9' 13.437936"
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    Born in Nashville Tennessee, January 8, 1804. Died in Galveston Texas October 6, 1841. Before coming to Texas in December 1835, he assisted in raising funds and securing volunteers for the army of Texas; delegate from the municipality of Milam to the Constitutional Convention held here from March 1 to 17, 1836, chairman of Committee of Five which drafted the Texas Declaration of Independence; appointed by President Burnet March 19, 1836; agent of Texas at Washington to secure the recognition of the sovereignty and independence of Texas by the United States.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

George Campbell Childress Statue Historical Marker Location Map, Washington, Texas