United States Senator Morgan C. Hamilton

United States Senator Morgan C. Hamilton (HMGJO)

Location: Coupland, TX 78615 Williamson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 27.58', W 97° 23.44'

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An outstanding patriot who acted as Secretary of War and Marine in Republic of Texas and later served the state in many roles, Morgan Hamilton in 1837 obtained a 1009-acre land grant in this area. While his brother A.J. Hamilton was Governor (1865-66), he retrieved for Texas some bonds sent to Europe during the Civil War. In 1870-77 he served as a United States Senator from Texas. His nephew Theodore Van Buren Coupland (1836-90) settled here and in 1887 founded town of Coupland on land that formerly belonged to Senator Hamilton.
Marker Number9102
Year Placed1975
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 4:53pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 654506 N 3370822
Decimal Degrees30.45966667, -97.39066667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 27.58', W 97° 23.44'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 27' 34.80" N, 97° 23' 26.40" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 104 Hoxie St, Coupland TX 78615, US
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