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Texas History - Thomas M. Campbell

The 24th Governor of Texas was Thomas Mitchell Campbell.
Accomplishments: Among the reform items passed during Campbell's administration were stronger anti-trust laws, a pure food law, lobby regulation, municipal regulation of utilities, increased tax support for public schools, and insurance reform. Other changes included the creation of the Department of Insurance, Banking, Statistics, and History, the creation of the Texas State Library and Historical Commission, stock quarantine laws, reorganization of the state banking system, the establishment of irrigation and drainage districts, and the abolition of contract leasing of prison labor.
He was born on April 22, 1856 in Rusk, Texas and died on April 01, 1923 in Galveston, Texas.