The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 50, July 1946 - April, 1947 Page: 417
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he is looking forward to a visit to Louis Lenz's collection in
Emily Jones Shelton, "Lizzie Johnson," was born in the Em-
pire State and came to Texas as a bride about eighteen months
ago. Her husband, Edgar Shelton, Jr., as a navy lieutenant had
planted a Texas flag on the beach at Salerno. Shelton is a rela-
tive of Lizzie Johnson, about whom his wife writes. Mrs. Shel-
ton was the winner of the first place award in the 1946 Kemp
Essay Contest, and one may observe that she is therefore rapidly
becoming acclimated to Texas.
Louis Wiltz Kemp, "Early Days in Milam County," is the
immediate past president of the Association and one of the
most distinguished figures in historical research in Texas. He
is the author of The, Heroes of San Jacinto and The Signers of
the Texas Declaration of Independence. He is the premier
authority on the personnel of the Republic of Texas.
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