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Texas History - Joseph D. Sayers

The 22nd Governor of Texas was Joseph D. Sayers.
Accomplishments: Sayers was elected governor in 1898, and reelected in 1900. He coped with three major disasters: the Huntsville Penitentiary fire of 1899, the Brazos River flood of 1899, and the Galveston storm of 1900.
He was born on September 23, 1841 in Grenada, Mississippi and died on May 15, 1929 in Austin, Texas.