Texas History - S W T Lanham

The 23rd Governor of Texas was Samuel Willis Tucker Lanham.
Accomplishments: Twice elected governor, in 1902 and 1904, Lanham presided over the creation of two reform election laws, which required filing of campaign expenditures (Lanham spent only $20 on his 1904 campaign) and provided uniform primaries for major political parties. An important anti-trust law was passed, and two schools of higher education opened: the College of Industrial Arts at Denton, and Southwest Texas Normal School at San Marcos.
He was born on July 04, 1846 in South Carolina and died on July 29, 1908 in Weatherford, Texas.