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Texas History - Miriam A. Wallace

The 29th and 32nd Governor of Texas was Miriam Amanda Wallace.
Accomplishments: Her first administration was noted for the unusually large number of pardons granted (averaging one hundred per month), the prohibiting of wearing masks in public (aimed at the Ku Klux Klan), and the frequent charges that she was open to graft and corruption. In 1926 she was defeated in the primary by Dan Moody.
She was born on June 13, 1875 in Bell County, Texas and died on June 25, 1961 in Austin, Texas.