The Impact of a Father and Son on Texas: Isaac Van Zandt and Khleber Miller Van Zandt

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Isaac Van Zandt and his son Khleber Miller Van Zandt were instrumental figures in the growth of Texas and the development of the town of Fort Worth, Texas. Isaac Van Zandt was one of the main members of the delegation from Texas to the United States who negotiated for annexation. He also played a major part in the Texas Constitutional Convention of 1845 and made a run for governor before his death in 1847. His son, Khleber Miller Van Zandt was a Confederate soldier and businessman who saw something in the outpost of Fort Worth that was worth developing. Along ... continued below

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Cranz, Jane Sloan December 2006.

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Isaac Van Zandt and his son Khleber Miller Van Zandt were instrumental figures in the growth of Texas and the development of the town of Fort Worth, Texas. Isaac Van Zandt was one of the main members of the delegation from Texas to the United States who negotiated for annexation. He also played a major part in the Texas Constitutional Convention of 1845 and made a run for governor before his death in 1847. His son, Khleber Miller Van Zandt was a Confederate soldier and businessman who saw something in the outpost of Fort Worth that was worth developing. Along with an influential group of other businessmen he was a part of every major development that occurred in Fort Worth until his death in 1930. Both Van Zandts' roles are discussed and the importance of their actions is brought to light.

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Cranz, Jane Sloan. The Impact of a Father and Son on Texas: Isaac Van Zandt and Khleber Miller Van Zandt, thesis, December 2006; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5503/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .