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Harvey Mitchell

  Texas Historical Markers
Bryan, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 40' 26.7996", -96° 22' 13.5984"
    Texas State
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     Came to Texas from Tennessee in 1839, and joined minute men protecting north frontier from Trinity to Brazos River. Moved to Brazos County; served 1842-1853 in County offices: Deputy Clerk, County Clerk, Surveyor, Chief Justice. Taught school, had a store, farmed. Led in building churches; also Brazos County courthouses of 1846, 1853, 1878. During Civil War, was assessor of Confederate state taxes. As a member of a local committee, his determination and tact secured the location of the A. & M. College of Texas for his county. He rightly deserves title, Father of Brazos County.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

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