Boss Rule in South Texas: The Progressive Era

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Four men played leading roles in the political drama that unfolded in South Texas during the first decades of this century: James B. Wells, who ruled as boss of Cameron County and served as leading conservative spokesman of the Democratic Party in Texas; Archer (Archie) Parr, whose ruthless tactics and misuse of public funds in Duval County established him as one of the most notoriously corrupt politicians in Texas history; Manuel Guerra, Mexican American rancher and merchant whose domination of Starr County ...

Boss Rule in South Texas: The Progressive Era 1987, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292707634

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Boss Rule in South Texas: The Progressive Era 1982, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292707368

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