The politician David Burnet died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Remembered for governing the Republic of Texas during the 1830s and ’40s, he served as interim President, Vice President, and Secretary of State of United States-annexed Texas.
The son of Gertrude Gouverneur Rutgers and Continental Congress member Dr. William Burnet, he spent his early years in Newark, New Jersey. His marriage to Hannah Burnet resulted in a Confederate soldier son named William Estey Burnet.