August 17, 2013 | SuzyQ
Davy Crockett was born on August 17, 1786. While he is probably best known for having perished at the Battle of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas in 1836, he also served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1827 to 1831, representing the 9th district of Tennessee.
David Crockett: the Lion of the West by Michael Wallis
Davy Crockett [videodisc] by A & E Television Network
The Alamo: an illustrated history by Edwin P. Hoyt