Daily Archives: 07/14/2014

Monday Texas Trivia

The term “maverick” is derived from the name Samuel A. Maverick (1803-1870), an early Texas lawyer and pioneer.b The bowie knife is named after the Alamo hero Jim Bowie (1796-1836). His brother, Rezin, designed the hefty weapon.c It is still a hanging offense in Texas to steal cattle or to put graffiti on someone else’s […]