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Texas History - Lawrence S. Ross

The 19th Governor of Texas was Lawrence Sullivan Ross.
Accomplishments: During his terms in office, progress was made in the sale and leasing of public lands, the regulation of railroads, and the establishment of eleemosynary institutions, and a state prohibition amendment was defeated. Ross' second inauguration took place in the new state capitol building.
He was born on September 27, 1838 in Iowa and died on January 03, 1989 in Bryan, Texas.