Susan Combs (born 1945), Texas comptroller and agriculture commissioner, state representative; John B. Connally Jr. (1917–1993), Secretary of the Navy, Governor of Texas, US Treasury Secretary; John Cornyn (born 1952), United States Senator since 2002; Tom Craddick (born 1943), member of Texas House of Representatives from Midland; former Speaker
Liberty is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, within Liberty County.The population was 8,279 at the 2020 census. It serves as the seat of Liberty County.. Liberty is the third oldest city in the state—established in 1831 on the banks of the Trinity River.
The Texas–Indian wars were a series of conflicts between settlers in Texas and the Southern Plains Indians during the 19th-century. Conflict between the Plains Indians and the Spanish began before other European and Anglo-American settlers were encouraged—first by Spain and then by the newly Independent Mexican government—to colonize Texas in order to provide a protective-settlement ...
The Parker post office was established in 1880 by Littleberry Rudolph Fawks. Two years later the name was changed to Aledo, likely suggested by a Texas & Pacific Railway official for Aledo, Illinois. Post office established May 25, 1882 as Aledo, postmaster Eli J. McConnell. Geography
Carthage was founded in 1847, two years after Texas was admitted to the United States. During the Civil War , men from Carthage and Panola County served as Confederate soldiers. African-American resident Milton M. Holland , formerly enslaved, served as a Union sergeant and earned a Medal of Honor .