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Temple Houston, son of Sam Houston, orphaned at 7 raised by sister. At 19 graduated w/ honors from Baylor with law degree and passed the bar to become youngest practicing lawyer in Texas. He spoke French, Spanish and 7 Indian languages. He became renowned for defending prostitute Millie Stacey in 1899. His closing summary (the Soiled Dove Plea) is still studied by law students today, considered the perfect defense argument and one of the finest masterpieces of oratory in the English…

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"Texas Jack" Vermillion (John Wilson Vermillion) would grow up to become one of the many gunfighters in the Old West, with colorful nicknames like "Texas Jack" and "Shoot-Your-Eye-Out" Vermillion. He is most well known for his participation with Wyatt Earp in the Earp Vendetta Ride after the Clantons had killed Morgan Earp in 1882.