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Time Capsule: Former Prohibitionist Andrew J. Houston, Member of U.S. Senate

Time Capsule: Former Prohibitionist Andrew J. Houston, Member of U.S. Senate

Longtime Prohibitionist Andrew Jackson Houston, son of the legendary Sam Houston, the hero of San Jacinto and first president of the Lone Star Republic, died in a Baltimore hospital on this day in 1941. Two months before his death, the 87-year-old Houston had been appointed to the U.S. Senate by Gov. “Pappy” O’Daniel to fill […]