Sam Houston


Sam Houston has been called an American Giant, the Great Designer, Colossus in Buckskin, the Tallest Texan, the Empire Builder, and was certainly one of the most colorful and influential men in the history of Texas and the United States.  Before coming to Texas, he served as Governor of Tennessee, and was groomed by Andrew Jackson as a general in the Texas Army; followed by being elected as the first president of the Republic of Texas, and, after annexation, was elected Governor of Texas, Sam lead his men to victory and independence by defeating Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto.  Houston is the only man in U.S. history to have been governor of two states.

This bigger than life character is portrayed by Mr. Jack Edmondson and Mr. Bob Welch!