Kaufman, David S. (David Spangler), 1813-1851

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David Spangler Kaufman (1813-1851) was a lawyer, soldier and politician, who served as the first Jewish United States Congressman from Texas. He was born in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania, studied law in Natchez, Mississippi, and moved to Nacogdoches, Texas in 1837. After moving to Texas, Kaufman practiced law, fought in military campaigns against Native Americans, served as a member of the Republic of Texas's House of Representatives, Speaker of the House, and the Texas Senate. After annexation he became a United States Congressman. He died in Washington, D.C. in 1848. Kaufman County, Texas and the town of Kaufman, Texas are named after him.

From the guide to the David Spangler Kaufman Papers, 1841-1848, (Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)

David Spangler Kaufman (1813-1851) was a lawyer, soldier and politician, who served as the first Jewish United States Congressman from Texas. He was born in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania, studied law in Natchez, Mississippi, and moved to Nacogdoches, Texas in 1837. After moving to Texas, Kaufman practiced law, fought in military campaigns against Native Americans, served as a member of the Republic of Texas's House of Representatives, Speaker of the House, and the Texas Senate. After annexation he became a United States Congressman. He died in Washington, D. C. in 1848. Kaufman County, Texas and the town of Kaufman, Texas are named after him.

From the description of Kaufman, David Spangler, papers, 1841-1848. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 69666100

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creatorOf Plathner, Theodore. Starke. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
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referencedIn Thomas Jefferson Rusk Papers, 1824-1859 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Philosophical Society of Texas. Philosophical Society of Texas Records, 1838, 1935-1998 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Kaufman, David S. (David Spangler), 1813-1851. Kaufman, David Spangler, papers, 1841-1848. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Philosophical Society of Texas Records 99-042; 2000-030; 2003-074; 2006-260., 1838, 1935-1998 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Edward Burleson, Sr. Papers, 1835-1853, 1922 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
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referencedIn Rusk, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson), 1803-1857. Rusk, Thomas Jefferson, papers, 1824-1859. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Mayfield, James S. Mayfield, James S., Letter, 1840 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Andrews-Groos family papers, 1839-1877. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
creatorOf Stalnaker, Paul. Stalnaker family papers, 1831-1860s, (bulk 1831-1839). San Jacinto Museum of History
referencedIn Burleson, Edward, 1798-1851. Burleson, Edward, Sr., papers, 1835-1853, 1922. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
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referencedIn Mayfield, James S. Letter, 1840 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Huling, Thomas Byers, Papers, 1826, 1831-1881, 1901 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
creatorOf Kaufman, David S., 1813-1851. Letter, 1850 September 7, Washington, to Daniel Webster [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf David Spangler Kaufman Papers, 1841-1848 Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
referencedIn Andrews and Groos Families Papers Doc 9476., 1839-1877 Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library at the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas
referencedIn Huling, Thomas Byers. Huling, Thomas Byers, Papers, 1826, 1831-1881, 1901 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Sharp, W. G. W. G. Sharp Collection, 1817-1923 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Thompson, James George, 1802-1879. James G. Thompson Papers, 1807-1881 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Kaufman, David S. (David Spangler), 1813-1851. Kaufman, David Spangler, papers, 1841-1848. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
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Lamar, Mirabeau Buonaparte, 1798-1859
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