Details for Near Homesite of Judge Andrew S. Broaddus

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5051007552


Marker Number 7552
Atlas Number 5051007552
Marker Title Near Homesite of Judge Andrew S. Broaddus
Index Entry Broaddus, Andrew S., Judge
City Cooks Point
County Burleson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 729098
UTM Northing 3387303
Subject Codes judges
Marker Year 1971
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location NE corner of SH 21 & FM 1362 intersection Cooks Point
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text Noted pioneer leader. Member Virginia House of Delegates (1844-45). Piloted to Texas (1854) a mile-long wagon train of 200 people, who built Salem Baptist Church-- reminder of their Virginia home. Broaddus debated the Hon.Sam Houston at Waugh Campground (8 Mi. W), 1857. He served in 1861 in Texas Secession Convention; 9th (1861-63) Texas Legislature; 13th Texas Legislature (1873); also on commission to locate and build Texas Agricultural & Mechanical College (now university); judge, 32nd District (1874-75; 1879-80). Married twice, had 13 children. (1971)

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