Jack Edmondson is a recognized expert on James Bowie and
the Bowie knife. He is an accomplished author and public speaker.
Jack's first presentation was a portrayal of Colonel
Travis at the Sesquicentennial Celebration for the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas. He
has also portrayed James Bowie on the History Channel on the "Battle of the
Alamo" show, the Discovery Channel's "The Alamo", the James Bowie symposium
at Old Washington, Arkansas, and the Second Annual Bowie symposium in Atlanta
Georgia. He portrayed James Bowie at the dedication of the historical marker at
Bowie's birthplace, James Bowie's 200the Birthday dedication of the historical marker at
Bowie's birthplace, James Bowie's 200th Birthday Celebration in Franklin, Kentucky, and
James Bowie's induction into the Bladesmith's Hall of Fame at the Arkansas Territorial
Restoration in Littlerock, Arkansas
Jack has also written and published numerous articles on
Bowie and he wrote the pageant performed at the Alamo Annual Memorial Celebration
"Victory or Death".
Mr. Edmondson has been a member of the Texana Living
History Association for many years and also does portrayals of Leander McNelly, Sam
Houston, and General Edward H. Tarrant for our organization.
Jack lives in Burleson, Texas with his daughter.
Jack portrays these famous Texans for Texana: