Hardin Richard Runnels Photo

Hardin Richard Runnels

Born: Aug 30, 1820

Death: Dec 25, 1873

Birthplace: Mississippi

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Hardin Richard Runnels

Date of Birth : Aug 30, 1820
Date of Death : Dec 25, 1873
Birth Place : Mississippi

Hardin Richard Runnels was a U.S. political figure. Runnels served as the sixth Governor of Texas, for only one term, but notably was the only person to ever defeat Sam Houston in a political contest.


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