American politician who was simply the 12th Governor of Tx from 1866 until 1867 and served like a USA Congressman from Tx from 1875 until 1879. He became a member of the 1st Tx Volunteers following the Mexican-American Battle in Feb 1847. He offered in the Confederate Military as captain of Organization K, 6th Tx Cavalry Regiment until 1863. He was raised with family members in Sparta, Tennessee. Like him, Tag White also offered as Governor of Tx.