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Khleber Miller Van Zandt
Born November 7, 1836
Died March 19, 1930
Children 12
Parent(s) Isaac Van Zandt
Military career
Allegiance  Confederate States of America (1861–1865)
Service/branch Confederate States Army
United States Army
Years of service 1861–1865

Khleber Miller Van Zandt (November 7, 1836 – March 19, 1930) was a Texas business executive, military officer, and politician.

Early life

Van Zandt was born on November 7, 1836. His father was Isaac Van Zandt.

Van Zandt attended Franklin College in Tennessee.


During the American Civil War of 1861-1865, Van Zandt served in the Confederate States Army. After the war, he was the commander of the trans-Mississippi division of the United Confederate Veterans.

Van Zandt settled in Fort Worth in 1865, and operated a dry-goods business and later became president of both a construction company and a bank, the Fort Worth National Bank.

Van Zandt was a Democrat, and was elected to the Thirteenth Texas Legislature, 1873–74.

Van Zandt has the prime mover of the founding of Confederate Park in Lakeside, Tarrant County, Texas.


Van Zandt died on March 19, 1930 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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