The First Republican Governor of TexasNicknamed "Colossal Jack" because of his imposing stature and his oratorical skill, A.J. Hamilton was born in Alabama. He migrated to Texas about 1846. A lawyer, he served as acting Attorney General of Texas in 1850. His residence once stood one mile east of here while representing Travis County in the 4th Texas Legislature, 1851-53. He donated land for establishing the State Cemetery.
|Placed By||The Texas Historical Commission|
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|Date Added||Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 11:48pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 621095 N 3349674|
|Decimal Degrees||30.27270000, -97.74103333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 16.362', W 97° 44.462'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 16' 21.72" N, 97° 44' 27.72" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2-84 W Elm Ave, Austin TX 78701, US|
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