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Anson Jones
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4th President of Texas
In office
December 9, 1844 – February 19, 1846
Vice President Kenneth L. Anderson (1844–1845)
None (1845–1846)
Preceded by Sam Houston
Succeeded by Office abolished
Personal details
Born (1798-01-20)January 20, 1798
Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Died January 9, 1858(1858-01-09) (aged 59)
Houston, Texas
Nationality American
Children 4
Profession Physician

Anson Jones (January 20, 1798 – January 9, 1858) was an American doctor, businessperson and politician. He was the fourth and last President of the Republic of Texas. He was sometimes called the "Architect of Annexation".

On January 9, 1858 Jones died in Houston, Texas at the age of 59.

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