Henderson Yoakum

Henderson Yoakum (HM2E4U)

Location: Huntsville, TX 77320 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 43.593', W 95° 32.831'

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(September 6, 1810 - November 30, 1856)

A graduate of the United States Military Academy (1832), Henderson Yoakum saw duty on frontiers and in the Mexican War. He practiced law and served in the Senate in his native Tennessee, moving to Texas in 1845. In Huntsville he became a civic leader and friend of Sam Houston. Joining fellow citizens in establishing Austin College, he became that school's first librarian and a teacher of law. In 1855, after years of work, he published a comprehensive, two-volume history of Texas. He and his wife Eveline (Cannon) had nine children. Descendants are still active in cultural life of Texas.
HM NumberHM2E4U
Year Placed1976
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 at 7:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 256100 N 3402068
Decimal Degrees30.72655000, -95.54718333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 43.593', W 95° 32.831'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 43' 35.58" N, 95° 32' 49.86" W
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Area Code(s)936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 819 9th St, Huntsville TX 77320, US
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