Bill O'Neal

Bill O’Neal is the author of more than 40 books, and he served a six-year tenure as State Historian of Texas (2012-2018). A high point of his term as state historian was delivering the keynote address at the 2014 anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto before an audience of 400 with re-enactors and descendants, including Sam Houston IV. A year later Bill was privileged to present the dinner speech at the annual April 21 banquet of the San Jacinto Museum of History Association. One of Bill’s books is “Sam Houston, A Study in Leadership”, published by Eakin Press in 2016.

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