(June 6, 1808 - January 26, 1868)Born to a Jewish family in Spanishtown, Jamaica, British West Indies, Jacob De Cordova immigrated to Philadelphia about 1830. After a brief return to Jamaica where he founded a newspaper, he became engaged in trade between New Orleans and Texas. He and his brother Phineas (1819-1903) opened a shop in Galveston in 1837, then Jacob moved to Houston to establish a highly successful land agency.
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|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 677653 N 3493270|
|Decimal Degrees||31.56076667, -97.12820000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 33.646', W 97° 7.692'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 33' 38.76" N, 97° 7' 41.52" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Waco Riverwalk, Waco TX 76701, US|
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