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Khleber Miller Van Zandt (1836-1930)

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700 Grand Ave., Fort Worth, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 46' 13.127592", -97° 20' 55.049064"
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     Tennessee native Khleber Miller Van Zandt moved to East Texas as a child. After serving as a Major in the 7th Texas Infantry Regiment, C.S.A., he came to Fort Worth in 1865. A merchant, banker, and rancher, he was instrumental in making the city a major rail center and helped establish early newspaper, the public schools, public transportation, and the First Christian Church. He served in the 13th Texas Legislature of 1875. A member of the United Confederate Veterans, he held the office of National Commander-in-Chief (1918-1921). Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Khleber Miller Van Zandt (1836-1930) Historical Marker Location Map, Fort Worth, Texas

Related Themes: Texas C.S.A., Texas Confederate States of America, Confederacy
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