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  • On this day in 1869, Colbert Caldwell was removed from his position on the Texas Supreme Court, a victim of the political infighting that characterized the Reconstruction period in Texas....

  • On this day in 1893, George Ware Fulton, founder of the Coleman-Fulton Pasture Company, died. Fulton, born in Philadelphia in 1810, first came to Texas in 1837 and served in...

  • On this day in 1882, George Ruby, black Reconstruction politician, died of malaria in New Orleans. Ruby was born and educated in the North. He moved to Galveston in 1866...