John Ireland Photo

John Ireland

Born: Jan 1, 1827

Death: Mar 15, 1896

Birthplace: Kentucky

Nationality: United States

John Ireland

Date of Birth : Jan 1, 1827
Date of Death : Mar 15, 1896
Birth Place : Kentucky

John Ireland was the 18th Governor of Texas from 1883 to 1887. During Ireland's term, the University of Texas was established, and construction on the Texas State Capitol began. Ireland is credited with the selection of local pink granite as the construction material.

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