The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 59, July 1955 - April, 1956 Page: 545

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EARL W. FORNELL, "Texas and the Filibusters in the 185o's,"
took the B.A. degree at the University of Minnesota and the M.A.
degree at Columbia University. Last year he completed his doc-
toral work at The Rice Institute, and did his dissertation on
"Galveston and the Gulf Coast in the 185o's." Dr. Fornell is a
member of the department of history and political science at Rice.
WILLIAM CLAYTON POOL, "Military Aviation in Texas, 1913-
1917," is professor of history at Southwest Texas State College in
San Marcos. He served with the United States Air Force in the
Far East during World War II and was recalled to duty during
the Korean crisis. Pool took his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees at the
University of Texas.
FRANK MAcD. SPINDLER, "Concerning Hempstead and Waller
County," is the present rector of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal
Church in Hempstead. His master's thesis at the University of
Houston was a history of the Hempstead church.
VIRGINIA H. TAYLOR, "Calendar of the Letters of Antonio Mar-
tinez, Last Spanish Governor of Texas, 1817-1822," is the archivist
of the Texas State Archives.
L. W. KEMP, "Official Flags of the Republic of Texas," is a
former president of the Association. He is considered an authority
on the period of the Republic and is the author of such works as
The Heroes of San Jacinto (1932) and Signers of the Texas
Declaration of Independence (1944)
W. B. BATES, "A Sketch History of Nacogdoches," is a native
of Nacogdoches and a practicing attorney in Houston. For a
number of years Colonel Bates has held advisory positions in
several Texas educational institutions and is a trustee of the
San Jacinto Museum of History Association.
WILLIAM J. BATTLE, "A Note on the Barker Texas History
Center," was a member of the committee to establish the Barker
Texas History Center. A charter member of the Association,
Dr. Battle died on October 9, 1955.

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