The politician Anson Jones died at the age of 59. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Congressman, businessman and doctor who served as the fourth and final President of the Republic of Texas from 1844 to 1846. His efforts to get Texas annexed from the United States lead to him sometimes being referred to as the “Architect of Annexation.”
He married Mary Smith Jones in 1840 and had four children with her.
The Republic of Texas is no more.
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