About Walter Prescott Webb

Walter Prescott Webb
Walter Prescott Webb was a 20th-century U.S. historian and author noted for his groundbreaking historical work on the American West. As president of the Texas State Historical Association, he launched the project that produced the 'Handbook of Texas'. He is also noted for his early criticism of the water usage patterns in the region. Wikipedia
April 3, 1888, Panola County, Texas
March 8, 1963, Near Austin, Texas

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