Quanah Parker, Chief of Quahada tribe of the Comanches. Born at Lagunas Sabinas (Cedar Lake in Gaines Co. Tx). Led the Indians in the battle of Adobe Walls in which he was wounded. His mother, Cynthia Ann Parker, was a captured white woman. His father had been a chief of the Comanche tribe. In later years, on the Comanche reservation near Anadarko, Oklahoma, he became a respected and wealthy cattleman and met President Theodore Roosevelt.
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