Texas History - George T. Wood

The 2nd  Governor of Texas was George T. Wood. 
Accomplishments: Issues in his administration included increased defense of the frontier against Indians, payment of the large public debt, and establishment of Texas' right to the territory east of the Rio Grande above El Paso. The tough-talking Wood was defeated by the anti-Houston faction in 1849.
He was born on March 12, 1795 in Georgia and died on September 03, 1858.