The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 22, July 1918 - April, 1919 Page: 363
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most instances the source whence these anecdotes were taken is
"Burleson a leader in Congress and out" is the title of an
article in the Dallas News of March 2, 1919. It presents a re-
view of the Postmaster General's rise in politics and some of his
work in Congress.
Miss Lucy Erath, daughter of the late Major George Bernard
Erath, is engaged in the preparation of a biography of her father.
A tribute to the late Mrs. Julia de Zavala by Mrs. Laura V.
Grinnan was, published in the Galveston News of January 7, 1919.
A sketch of the life of Samuel Thompson Foster, a pioneer of
Southwest Texas, who died at his home in Laredo, January 8,
1919, was published in the Galveston News of January 12.
Dr. Ashley W. Fly, mayor of Galveston from 1893 to 1899,
and more recently a member of the Board of Regents of the Uni-
versity of Texas, died January 24, 1919.
Christopher C. Slaughter, cattleman, banker, philanthropist,
died at his home in Dallas, January 25, 1919.
Alexander Cockrell of Dallas died February 24, and John Pur-
vis Daggett of Fort Worth died February 25, 1919. Each saw
his native city grow from a, frontier village to its present urban
Bryan Thomas Barry, three times mayor of Dallas, died in that
city March 5, 1919. The News of the day following presents a
sketch of his life, and an editorial tribute was printed a few days
Mrs. Belle Sherman Kendall, daughter of General Sidney Sher-
man, hero of the battle of San Jacinto, died at her home in Hous-
ton, March 9, 1919. Mrs. Kendall was one of the founders of the
Carnegie Library in Houston and was always active in every move-
ment looking to the betterment of community welfare.
Mrs. Eugenia Barrett, daughter of Adolphus Sterne, died at
the home of her grandson, Mr. J. C. Tolman, in Houston, March
W. Jack Bryan, son of the late Colonel Guy M. Bryan, died at
his home in Houston, March 14, 1919.
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