San Augustine, Texas - Notable People

Notable People

  • Sam Houston - First President of the Republic of Texas and Representative for San Augustine.
  • Kenneth Lewis Anderson—The last Vice President of the Republic of Texas
  • Memucan Hunt, Jr.—Secretary of the Navy of the Republic of Texas and Texas' Minister to the United States
  • Frances Cox Henderson (1820–1897) wife of Governor Henderson, helped establish Episcopal Church in San Augustine
  • Governor J. Pinckney Henderson--The first governor of the State of Texas
  • Governor Oran M. Roberts
  • Texas Lieutenant Governor John A. Greer
  • Texas Lieutenant Governor Ben Ramsey
  • Edward A. Clark—U.S. Ambassador to Australia
  • Dominique Edison Seattle Seahawks wide receiver

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