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KIMBLE, HERBERT SIMMS
KIMBLE, HERBERT SIMMS (1800–1865). Herbert Simms Kimble, lawyer, was born in North Carolina in 1800. He moved to Texas from Tennessee in 1835 and served as secretary of the Convention of 1836. He may have traveled to Texas with the group of Tennessee Volunteers that included David Crockett. Both men were sworn in for six month enlistments on January 14, 1836, at Nacogdoches. Kimble and two others left Crockett's party at Washington-on-the-Brazos. After the convention Kimble returned to his home in Clarksville, Tennessee, where he practiced law and was circuit court judge of his district for many years. He died on March 5, 1865.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Muster Rolls of the Texas Revolution (Austin, 1986). Louis Wiltz Kemp, The Signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence (Salado, Texas: Anson Jones, 1944; rpt. 1959).
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