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 Samuel Augustus Maverick, Sr

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Samuel Augustus Maverick, Sr

  • Birth 23 Jul 1803 Pendleton, Anderson County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 2 Sep 1870 San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 7784666

San Antonio Mayor. Served as the Mayor of San Antonio, Texas, in 1839. Also served as a Delegate to the Texas Republic Constitutional Convention in 1836, and Member of the Texas State Legislature in 1845. His name is the origin of the term 'Maverick' for an unbranded cow, which later came to mean a political party dissident.


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  • Added: 21 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7784666
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Augustus Maverick, Sr (23 Jul 1803–2 Sep 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7784666, citing City Cemetery #1, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .