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Texas History - Price Daniel

The 38th Governor of Texas was Marion Price Daniel.
Accomplishments: Daniel said he would "rather be Governor of Texas than President of the United States," and in 1957 he got his wish. He was highly successful in promoting continued modernization and expansion of state services. A devoted student of history, he established the Texas State Library and Archives Building and helped design the facility himself. Ironically, he lost popularity after the passage of a state sales tax, a measure he had fought his entire political career.
He was born on October 10, 1910 in Dayton, Texas and died on August 25, 1988 in Liberty, Texas.