The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 23, July 1919 - April, 1920

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NEWS ITEMS
George Farmer Burgess, congressman, 1901 to 1917, died at
his home in Gonzales, Texas, December 31, 1919.
Judge A. B. Davidson, lieutenant-governor of Texas, 1907 to
1913, died at his home in Cuero, February 3, 1920.
A well written biographical sketch of George B. Dealy was
printed in the Texas Christian Advocate of February 19, 1920.
Colonel William L. Crawford, a prominent lawyer and mem-
ber of the Texas constitutional convention of 1875, died at
Dallas February 17, 1920.
Dr. Edwin W. Fay, for the past twenty-one years professor of
Latin in the University of Texas, died at Pittsburgh, Penn-
sylvania, February 17, 1920.
The need of a great State museum in Texas was discussed by
Dr. Alex Dienst, of Temple, at the annual meeting of the Texas
State Historical Association. The large dailies on March 14
gave prominence to this discussion.
William Rogers Houston, the third son of General Sam Hous-
ton, died at Hugo, Oklahoma, March 8, 1920. He is survived
by one brother, Colonel A. J. Houston of San Antonio, and three
sisters, Mrs. Nannie E. Morrow of Houston, Mrs. Mary W. Mor-
row of Abilene, and Mrs. Nettie Houston Bringhurst of San
Antonio.
Mrs. Joseph Burton Dibrell, of Seguin, died at San Antonio,
February 12, 1920. Mrs. Dibrell was a prominent member of
several of the patriotic organizations of women in this State, was
president of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs, 1907-1909,
president of the Texas Fine Arts Association from its organiza-
tion, and a member of the State Library and Historical Com-
mission since 1911.

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