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Today in
Texas History

1941 - Lt. Governor Coke Stevenson became governor of Texas when Governor O'Daniel resigned to become a United States senator.

1942 - The United States government signed the Mexican Farm Labor Program Agreement with Mexico.

1947 - The U.S. Army reactivated the 19th Division, headquartered in Dallas, Dodds Field, Fort Sam Houston and San Antonio.

1958 - Poet Allison Adelle Hedge Coke was born in Amarillo, TX.

Texas Quote

Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called "walking." - George W. Bush

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