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The Fearless Fifty-Nine, Jesse Grimes

Jesse Grimes was the 48 year old Washington representative. After Grimes settled on Grimes Prairie in 1827, he was elected first lieutenant of the First Company, Battalion of Austin. He was also elected sindico procurador, the city attorney and regidor, an official in the town council in the Viesca precinct. Grimes continued his public service after participating in the Convention. He was a Senator in the Texas Congress from 1836-1838 and 1843-1845, a Representative in the Texas Congress from 1841-1843 and a Senator in the Texas Senate from 1846-1851 and 1855-1861. He was married twice with 13 children in total. His 18 year old son, Albert Calvin Grimes, died at the Alamo.